NYC Traffic Ticket Fixing Scandal May Get Worse

Murray Weiss of DNAinfo.com, who seems to be out in front of the news on this ticket fixing scandal, has reported that the whole mess may be getting worse.

The probe all started with recorded conversations and what was heard on thousands of hours of tape goes far beyond just … Read More


Thoughts On Passover Parking Ticket Blitz

Hasidic Williamsburg residents are upset that many of their cars were ticketed and/or towed during the Passover holiday.

One Williamsburg community leader argued that this didn’t make sense and that the ticketing was insensitive to those celebrating the holiday because many were unable to move their cars during the holiday.… Read More


Fixing Traffic Tickets in NYC

Over the last few days there have been multiple news reports about a traffic ticket fixing scandal in NYC. We’ll be following and commenting on this story as it develops. Here is what we know thus far:

  • Two dozen or so Bronx NYPD officers may face criminal charges after a

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Traffic Ticket Quotas? Alive And Well In Los Angeles.

Traffic ticket quotas usually cost the ordinary driver more money. In a twist on that usual theme, theses quotas just cost the city of Los Angeles $4 million dollars.

Two LAPD officers, who set forth that their reputation was affected and their career damaged by refusing to meet certain traffic … Read More


Forget Quotas. What About Traffic Ticket Of The Month?

In Onondaga County, NY 1,280 window tint tickets were issued in March.

This is an unusually high number and is a result of a push by the Onondaga County Traffic Safety Advisory Board to focus on specific traffic violations.

The Board started with tinted windows in March. One officer explained … Read More


Our Top 10 Driving Related Headlines For April 1, 2011

Some items of interest you may have missed if you haven’t been following the news closely this week:

1.  New York State lawmakers, noting that “times are tough and it’s just not right to rely on drivers as a source of revenue” unanimously agree to reduce traffic ticket fines and … Read More


Deciding Whether To Fight A Speeding Ticket

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


Is Your NY Driver License Suspended?

We get a lot of inquiries from people who have found out one way or another their license or privilege to drive is suspended in New York.  Whether you find out while in the process of renting a car, renewing a driver license in another state, switching auto insurance or … Read More


Review Of Driver Licenses and Inspection Of Busses In Wake Of Bronx Bus Tragedy

Efforts have been stepped up to review commercial driver licenses and enforce commercial vehicle violations following the terrible bus crash on I-95 last weekend which resulted in the death of 15 passengers.

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for a crackdown on the discount tour bus companies and is asking the … Read More