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
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
Governor Cuomo plans to introduce a bill to toughen existing laws prohibiting drivers from texting or use of portable electronic devices while driving. The bill closes loopholes and adds stricter penalties for distracted driving, which contributes to more than 10,000 crashes per year in New York state.
A good place to start when making the decision whether to fight or pay a speeding ticket is looking at the penalties you may face if convicted of speeding. The worst thing you can do is simply pay a ticket without any knowledge of the potential consequences. We see too … Read More