Good excuses will rarely justify speeding

A man in New Hampshire was recently rushing to the hospital with his wife who was on the verge of giving birth.

When he saw a police car behind him trying to pull him over, he didn’t want to stop. He called 911 to let them know why he was … Read More

Toys for traffic tickets program discontinued

A New Haven, Connecticut Superior Court program that allowed people to get out of minor traffic tickets by donating a toy to charity won’t be continued next year.

The program was reviewed and the decision to end it made after one resident questioned whether the program was unfairly coercing ticket … Read More

Pay people to NOT speed?

In January, a man named Kevin Richardson won Volkswagen’s The Fun Theory, a contest for ideas to make obeying speed-limits fun. Now, less than a year later, his entry is in use in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kevin’s idea is very simple.  Record vehicles that enter enforcement zones at or under … Read More

More red light cameras and higher traffic ticket fees for Nassau County?

Just a heads up Long Island..

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was in Albany recently to lobby for financial help for the county.

He met with lawmakers twice, as recently as Dec 7, to discuss ways to increase county revenue.

Included in that conversation was the possibility of more red … Read More

A traffic ticket “holiday” in Sacramento

Dozens of motorists are getting traffic tickets dismissed in the Sacramento, California area just for fighting.

There’s a dispute between the District Attorney’s Office and the Sacramento, Elk Grove and Folsom police departments over who’s going to pay for the prosecutor’s traffic court services.

Officers are just not showing up … Read More

Cell phone tickets and texting while driving

YET ANOTHER UPDATE:  As of JUNE, 2013 cell phone violation convictions in NY will result in FIVE (5) points on your license.

OK.  After the third change in less than three years to the NY cell phone driving laws, we’ve just created a new page of information.  Please go to … Read More

TVB is getting serious with NYC seat belt and cell phone tickets.

From what we’ve seen lately, it appears that the DMV may be encouraging judges at the TVB to crack down on drivers who continue to ignore seat belt and cell phone laws.

Both violations carry no points. In the past, we routinely told potential and existing clients not to bother … Read More

Rockland County speeding tickets on Route 304

Speeding tickets are up along Route 304 in Clarkstown.  Watch your speed…particularly where the speed limit dips to 35 MPH in the New City – Bardonia area.

Why is this noteworthy?

One, it’s a good example of how the speed limit can vary on a single roadway.  Sections of Route … Read More

Buffalo ticket war

I have a feeling this story will make people happy.

City parking enforcement officers in Buffalo, NY (Erie County), who issue the orange- colored parking tickets we all hate to see when we get back to our parked car, have themselves been issued numerous New York traffic tickets recently.

Buffalo … Read More