December 25, 2009
Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson Gets A 109 Speeding Ticket
Minnesota Vikings star running back Andrian Peterson was issued a speeding ticket for going 109 in a 55 mph zone.
November 23, 2009
Strict Enforcement Of Seat Belt Law Coming For Thanksgiving Weekend
The New York State Police and other police agencies throughout New York State will be conducting a zero-tolerance seat belt enforcement blitz throughout the week of Thanksgiving.
November 22, 2009
NYC Leads In Failing To Yield The Right Of Way To Pedestrians
New York City drivers routinely fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians. Indeed, NYC has more pedestrian fatalities than any other city in the nation.
November 19, 2009
Motorist With Speeding Ticket Tries To Prank Police Officer
A Long Island man upset about receiving a speeding ticket is in hot water for making a prank call to the officer’s mother.
October 27, 2009
New Law Bans Texting And Driving In New York
Effective November 1, 2009, it is illegal to text and drive.
October 18, 2009
Governor of South Carolina Helps His Driver Beat A Speeding Ticket
The driver of the Governor of South Carolina helped his driver avoid a speeding ticket by shaking hands with the police officer.
October 10, 2009
Grandpa Pulls Gun To Avoid A Traffic Ticket
An octogenerian pulled a gun while arguing about a traffic ticket.
October 3, 2009
Extreme Way To Avoid A Speedng Ticket?
An Arizona motorist wears a monkey mask to avoid getting speeding tickets.
September 28, 2009
Camera Speeding Tickets In New York?
With red light cameras proliferating throughout New York, it appears only a matter of time before speeding ticket cameras are installed.
September 14, 2009
A Pretty Woman Is Unlikely To Receive A Speeding Ticket
Young, pretty women are unlikely to receive a speeding ticket according to a recent study.
September 9, 2009
World’s Fastest Speeding Ticket
The fastest speeding ticket was 242 mph in a 75 mph zone.
September 4, 2009
Nassau County Alert: Aggressive driving to be strictly enforced through Sept 15th
Newsday reports that Nassau County will be on a ticket blitz enforcing moving violations such as reckless driving and speeding.
August 31, 2009
New Article About The Basics Of Driving While Intoxicated Added
A new article covering the basics of driving while intoxicated (DWI) has been added to the site.
August 22, 2009
Driving And Texting Dangers
A new study confirms the dangers of texting and driving.
August 16, 2009
Ticket-Fixing At Nassau County Traffic Court
Six employees of the Nassau County Traffic Violations & Parking Agency were fired for allegedly fixing tickets for friends and family.
August 11, 2009
Traffic Ticket Revenue Is Huge For Municipalities
Traffic ticket revenue is a huge money-maker for municipalities, the extent of which may surprise you.
August 2, 2009
The Most Dangerous NYC Intersections
A recent study identified the most dangerous New York City intersections.
July 26, 2009
Higher Traffic Fines Coming (Again)
The New York State Department Of Motor Vehicles is raising fines for New York traffic tickets again.
July 18, 2009
Texting And Driving Found To Be More Dangerous Than Originally Thought
A recent study shows that it is more dangerous to text while driving than drink and drive.
July 18, 2009
Texting And Driving Likely To Become Illegal In New York As Of November 2009
A New York law banning text messaging and driving will likely be signed by Governor Patterson and become effective November 2009.
July 11, 2009
NYC Drivers Waste Time
New York City drivers waste more time in rush-hour traffic than any other US metropolitan area (except Los Angeles).
July 3, 2009
Real Time Traffic Cameras
You can check out live still images and video streaming of key roadways in New York City by visiting the web site of the New York City Department of Transportation.
June 28, 2009
Driver Safety Class Available Now Online For The First Time!
A brand new online class saves 10% on your insurance and 4 points on your license. Use our firm’s unique discount code “redlight” for extra savings.
June 21, 2009
NY Driver Safety Class A Must For New York Drivers
New Yorkers should enroll in the NY Driver Safety Class according to a new report.
June 14, 2009
Relationship Between Traffic Tickets And Accidents
There is a direct connection between strict enforcement of the traffic laws and accidents. The greater the enforcement, the lower the number of the accidents.
June 4, 2009
DMV Raises Suspension Termination Fee aka STF
The New York DMV Is Raising The Suspension Termination Fee.
June 3, 2009
New York City Muni Meter Trick
A trick to save money when feeding New York City Muni Meters.
May 29, 2009
The Worst Highway In America Is Located In NYC
The Cross Bronx Expressway is the worst highway in America in terms of traffic delays.
May 16, 2009
The Most Expensive Traffic Ticket Ever?
Who said that traffic tickets aren’t expensive? A record $37,554.54 fine was imposed for a truck ticket recently.
May 3, 2009
Nassau County Red Light Cameras List
Nassau County will shortly be installing 54 red light cameras at high traffic intersections throughout the county.
April 22, 2009
More Red Light Traffic Tickets Coming To Nassau County
Nassau County will soon be issuing more red light traffic tickets by adding dozens of red light cameras to busy intersections.
April 11, 2009
Fifty Traffic Tickets In One Shot!
A lawless motorist recently was issued 50 tickets for reckless driving, speeding, etc, etc.
March 31, 2009
New York’s Budget Hits Motorists Hard
The New York’s Legislature approved a new budget which continues a long standing pattern of taxing New York’s motorists.
March 31, 2009
Auto Insurance Rates Rising
Automobile insurance rates have risen in New York as a result of the Legislature’s decision to allow up to 5% hikes without regulatory approval.
March 19, 2009
Confessions Of A Traffic Lawyer Blog
Confessions Of A Traffic Lawyer blog going strong offering tips on fighting a traffic ticket, traffic laws and funny traffic-related anecdotes.
March 14, 2009
NYC Issues Roughly 9,000 Cell Phone Traffic Tickets In 24 Hours
As reported a few days ago on this site, the NYPD held a 24-hour crack down on motorists using a cell phone device without a hands-free device. Over 9,000 cell phone traffic tickets were issued (compared to about 500 on a usual day). Even Edgar Sandavol, a Daily News reporter, covering the crack down was caught and issued a cell phone ticket.
March 10, 2009
NYC Parking Ticket Stats Disclosed
Fox 5 News revealed interesting facts about NYC parking tickets.
March 10, 2009
Cell Phone Ticket Blitz Today, March 11, 2009
Starting at midnight tonight (March 11, 2009), NYPD officers will be on the prowl for motorists failing to use a hands-free device for their cell phones.
March 5, 2009
Dismissal of a 200-MPH Speeding Ticket
Our firm’s record speeding ticket victory and, in fact, the highest speeding ticket we’ve ever defended was one for 200 mph in a 55 mph zone.
March 1, 2009
The Type Of Car You Drive Can Affect Whether You Get A Speeding Ticket
A new study indicates that what you drive actually has an impact upon whether you will be issued a speeding ticket.
February 24, 2009
Grid Locking No Longer A Moving Violation In New York City
Blocking the box or grid-locking is no longer a moving violation in New York City.
February 20, 2009
Motorist Issued A Speeding Ticket For 137 mph!
Today’s Daily News reports that a Wallkill motorist was issued a speeding ticket for 137 mph!
February 14, 2009
New York City Motorists Speeding Away
A recent study performed by the Transportation Alternatives shows that New York City motorists are speeding at a very high rate.
February 7, 2009
Motorist Issued 50 Traffic Tickets!
A motorist was issued over 50 traffic tickets for various moving violations (such as speeding and reckless driving), all in one day!
January 26, 2009
Traffic News Now Available on Technorati
We are pleased to announced that the Traffic News section of this site is now available on Technorati. Add to Technorati Favorites
January 24, 2009
New York City Traffic Ticket Scandal
A mother and son working for the Traffic Violations Bureau were arrested for alleging fixing thousands of New York City traffic tickets.
January 18, 2009
Confessions Of A Traffic Lawyer Blog Launches
Matthew Weiss recently launched his first blog entitled Confessions Of A Traffic Lawyer.
January 12, 2009
Cost Of New York Traffic Tickets, et al, To Rise
Under Governor David Patterson’s proposed budget, all types of DMV fees and charges will be increased.
January 10, 2009
Speeding Ticket Issued To Actor Matt Dillon
Actor Matt Dillon was issued a speeding ticket in Newbury, Vermont for speeding a super high amount.
January 2, 2009
Driver Road Test Gone Bad
A 23-year old women failed her New York driver test when she ended pinning a bystander against his car.