Lawsuit Brought for Unlawful Tickets in Iowa

When traffic citations are issued, it is usually by a police officer, either local or state. However, in Iowa, more than 20,000 tickets were issued by the Department of Transportation in the past five years. A recent court decision ruled one such ticket illegal. That has opened up a class Read More

NYC Drivers Avoiding Tickets with License Plate Tampering

In 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced Vision Zero, a plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities on the city’s streets. Part of the initiative included installing more speed detection devices and red light cameras. Though it seemed like a good way to catch drivers who were breaking Read More

Nassau County Approves New Citation Fee

Legislators in Nassau County, New York have recently passed a $55 additional surcharge fee to all ticket citations. The proposal was met with opposition, both from local residents and politicians. However, the measure passed, though it was modified. The original surcharge was set to be $105, but was cut Read More

Okla. Finds Texting and Driving Laws Hard to Enforce

In 2015, Oklahoma joined the ranks of nearly every other state in the nation by banning texting and driving. Drivers using a cellphone while they drive is often cited as one of the top causes of motor vehicle accidents, and the state hoped their new law would eliminate many of Read More

Intersection Change Spurring Hundreds of Tickets in Mass.

Massachusetts is known for many things, including some confusing intersections in major cities like Boston and its neighbor, Cambridge. One such intersection in Cambridge is Inman Square. At the beginning of November, the intersection was changed to eliminate many of the left turns that made Inman Square so dangerous. Specifically, Read More

School Buses Across the Nation Getting Ticketed

School bus drivers are trusted by millions of parents across the nation to get their children to school on time and, more importantly, safely. While most bus drivers do just that, some are a bit more reckless. They receive traffic tickets while driving the bus, which often goes unreported — Read More

What is a NY HOV violation?

What is a NY HOV violation?

On certain highways in NY, specific lanes are designated for HOV or High Occupancy Vehicles only.  This means more than one person in the vehicle at certain times of the day and days of the week.  The one exception to the multiple occupants requirement

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NY Cell Phone Law 5 points As Of June 2013

New NY cell phone law now adds 5 points to your NY license as of June 2013.  New York simply does not want drivers distracted by the use of cell phones and other portable electronic devices while driving and the penalties if convicted of this offense keep getting more severe.… Read More

Fighting a New York Speeding Ticket

Looking to fight a New York speeding ticket issued in Brooklyn or Queens or Westchester or any of the small towns or villages throughout the state?  Considering the consequences of speeding in NY, in most cases you probably should be looking to contest your ticket.

First, consider where you got … Read More