§ 1174. Overtaking and passing school bus. (a) The driver of a vehicle upon a public highway, street or private road upon meeting or overtaking from either direction any school bus marked and equipped as provided in subdivision twenty of section three hundred … Read More
Expect your speeding ticket in NYC to be handled by the Traffic Violations Bureau. Due to the no plea bargaining policy at the TVB, many people ask what a NYC speeding ticket lawyer can do to fight a speeding ticket issued in a TVB jurisdiction (NYC, Suffolk, Buffalo, Rochester).
In a typical month our firm will offer hundreds of consultations on various traffic ticket and traffic violation matters. No matter the specific violation or location, I’ve found that you can break down traffic ticket recipients into three basic categories:
My firm probably offers 10-15 consultations per day concerning issues at the NYS TVB, and just about every person wants to know if it is possible to win a hearing there and, if so, what are the odds it will happen.
The NYS Traffic Violations Bureau is an administrative agency. … Read More
Speeding is clearly one of the traffic violations that concern people the most. Speeding tickets often come with the highest point values, have the biggest impact on insurance and can lead to some severe automatic penalties.
This article provides a quick look at some of what’s involved with the typical … Read More
Dmitri Krioukov is a physicist at the University of California in San Diego and he got a ticket for failing to stop at a stop sign. He decided to challenge the ticket because he didn’t think he did anything wrong. Nothing unusual about that.
We’ve received a number of inquiries recently concerning reckless driving tickets. Here are some thoughts on the NY Reckless Driving law, including how it is enforced and how it typically plays out in court.
What is Reckless Driving?
Reckless Driving is set forth in § 1212 … Read More
As many know, there is an ongoing “ticket fixing” scandal within the NYPD (NYC Ticket Fixing Scandal). Unfortunately, a number of motorists and officers who had nothing to do with it are getting caught up in the aftermath of the scandal.
Officers at the Traffic Violations Bureau are … Read More
I am often asked, “why should I hire an attorney?”. My general response is that we know the officers, the judges, and what the officer is required to say in order to meet his or her burden. Thus, we know when the officer has made a mistake. An unrepresented motorist … Read More