The new Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violation Agency (SCTPVA) is set to open on April 1, 2013.
Currently, moving violation traffic tickets which will be handled by this court are handled by the Suffolk County TVB. At the TVB, there is no plea bargaining. All challenged tickets proceed to … Read More
I talk to many people each day about a traffic ticket they received. A small percentage of the people I consult with tell me straight up that “they did it”, the “it” being whatever traffic violation they were charged with.
A larger percentage of the people I consult with tell … Read More
Last week nine judges were indicted for ticket fixing in Philadelphia’s traffic court. The indictment charges that the judges improperly “fixed” tickets for various friends and relatives of the judges. The indictment also alleges that the judges made tickets disappear for the politically connected as well as business associates of … Read More
A South Dakota legislator recently tried and failed to attach points to speeding tickets in that state. The measure failed when a majority of legislators deemed the bill unnecessary and overly burdensome on local residents.
This laissez faire attitude toward punishing drivers charged with a speeding ticket is not shared … 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).
We get a lot of questions concerning NY driver license points. There seems to be some degree of confusion out there about how the points system in NY works and how it all relates to a driver’s insurance rates. Here is some basic information:
At least once a week I’ll hear from a client or prospective client dealing with an open traffic violation that he’s going to reach out through a friend or relative to the police officer who issued him a traffic ticket.
Typically, I have no problem with that. In most case … Read More