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Receiving a Speeding Ticket in New York | What Are the Consequences?

If you have recently received a speeding ticket, you may want to consider hiring a Spring Valley, New York speeding ticket lawyer who will assist you in fighting your ticket. Without the assistance of an attorney, you may face a range of potential consequences that could impact your future. To learn more about the consequences of receiving a speeding ticket in New York, continue reading and reach out to our experienced firm.

What are the consequences of receiving a speeding ticket in New York?

The consequences of a speeding ticket will depend on New York’s point system that is determined by the speed the motorist was going at the time of the traffic violation. The point system in New York for speeding tickets 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

When a driver receives points on their license, they may also face high fines as well as their insurance premiums being impacted. High insurance premiums can last from months to years. Motorists may also risk having their license suspended if they received 11 points within an 18 month period.

Can an attorney help fight a speeding ticket?

If you are looking to fight your speeding ticket, having an attorney in your corner can benefit you greatly. A knowledgeable attorney who has specific experience handling speeding ticket cases such as yours can analyze each facet of your speeding ticket to determine if the officer was following protocol.

If your attorney is able to discover that the officer did not follow proper protocol, they can work to mitigate your charges. Your attorney may even fight to have these charges dropped altogether.

To learn more about our legal team and how we can fight for your rights n court, give our firm a call today. We understand the weight that speeding tickets and license points can have on your future. To schedule your initial consultation with our team, do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a call today. We will advocate for you through each step of the process ahead.


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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