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Can I Fight a Speeding Ticket in New York State?

If you are someone who has recently received a speeding ticket in New York State, you must continue reading and speak with our Rockland County traffic offenses attorney today. Our firm has helped countless individuals over the years, and we have what it takes to do the same for you. Here are some of the questions about speeding tickets in NYS that you may have:

What happens if I get a speeding ticket in New York?

Almost all of us get at least one speeding ticket in our lives. Unfortunately, because of this, many people make the mistake of not retaining legal assistance after receiving a speeding ticket. However, the truth is, the ramifications of a speeding ticket can affect you for years to come, especially if you receive more than one speeding ticket in your lifetime. Furthermore, the speed at which you were traveling at the time you were pulled over also plays a large part in determining the consequences for the offense. The New York point system for speeding is as follows:

  • Driving 1-10 miles per hour over the speed limit: 3-point violation.
  • Driving 11-20 miles per hour over the speed limit: 4-point violation.
  • Driving 21-30 miles per hour over the speed limit: 6-point violation.
  • Driving 31-40 miles per hour over the speed limit: 8-point violation.
  • Exceeding 41 miles per hour over the speed limit: 11-point violation.

Speeding tickets come with very serious penalties. While you will have to pay an initial fine, this is not the worst of it–you will most likely also have your insurance premiums skyrocket when you obtain points on your license, meaning you will face the consequences of your speeding ticket for years to come. In the worst cases, some individuals even have had their licenses suspended or revoked. Our firm can help fight these charges on your behalf.

Can an attorney help me fight a speeding ticket?

A skilled attorney with years of experience practicing law can analyze each facet of your situation and determine if the officer followed proper protocol. If he did not, our firm can work to mitigate the effects of your charges, and, in the best cases, we can fight to have them dropped altogether. Give us a call today to learn more about what we can do for you.

Contact our experienced Rockland County firm

Kevin T. Conway has over 30 years of experience as a Spring Valley criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need a Rockland County criminal lawyer, contact our Spring Valley office for a free consultation.

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