Manhattan Ticket Defense

Have you received a Speeding or Traffic Ticket in Manhattan, NY?

Our Manhattan Traffic ticket defense lawyers will service your needs anywhere in New York County. We defend motorists in both the Manhattan North and Manhattan South Traffic Violations Bureaus charged with speeding, NY VTL § 1180, cell phone violation, NY VTL § 1225, running a stop sign, VTL § 1172, running a red light, VTL § 1111, failing to obey a traffic control device, VTL § 1110, and all other moving violations. Recently Manhattan police have been a lot of cell phone violations. Our office has had success in fighting them. Manhattan traffic tickets are different than any other New York Court. A Manhattan Traffic Court Lawyer is unable to plea bargaining because there is an anit plea bargain policy. Nonetheless, our Manhattan Traffic Court lawyers get your case resolved without your insurance increasing.

The Court

There are two traffic courts in Mahnattan, Manhattan North and Manhattan South. Manhattan North is located at 159 East 125th Street, New York, NY; and Manhattan South is located at 2 Washington St., Manhattan, NY. Both are courts of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and are referred to as the “Manhattan DMV TVB.” The Manhattan North and Manhattan South courts are administrative in nature, and therefore are administrative tribunals and the cases are heard by an administrative law judge, or ALJ. The special difficulties and challenges Manhattan traffic lawyers face in defending a Manhattan cell phone tickets are contained in our NYC Ticket Defense Page.

Manhattan Highway Patrol

If you were given a speeding ticket on a highway in the Manhattan such as the East Side Highway, West Side Highway, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Highway, Henry Hudson Highway, or Interstate 95 (Cross Bronx Expressway), you were ticketed by an officer of the New York City Police Department’s Highway 1. If you were given a ticket on a surface street you were likely ticketed by a regular cop who is under pressure from the police brass to give out some moving violations.

The NYPD Highway 1 unit has numerous speed traps set up in Manhattan to catch speeders. The following are a list of reported locations:

  • 1st Avenue by United Nations
  • 72nd Street by Park Avenue
  • East 79th St. and 3rd Avenue
  • Henry Hudson by Houston St.
  • FDR Drive by Brooklyn Bridge
  • FDR Drive by Broad St.
  • Henry Hudson Parkway by George Washington Bridge
  • Riverside Drive near Grant’s Tomb
  • FDR Drive near 102nd St.

Do you know of any other Manhattan Speed Trap Locations? If so e-mail it at Michael@MPalumboLaw.com for addition to the list!

Manhattan’s Highway 1 is highly skilled. They have the training and experienced that, if left unchecked at trial, you will end up with a conviction. Whether by a street cop or Highway 1, don’t go it alone. Manhattan Highway 1 will prosecute you in court. You need a professional to represent your interests. Our office will do just that, and ensure that you do not suffer an insurance increase. Call our office for a free phone consultation.


Our law office offers convenience, ease, and certitude of a positive outcome. We will represent you in any court in the State of New York. we get your court appearance waived so you do not have to take time off. We give you piece of mind by giving you a money back guarantee.

Call us toll free at 1-877-99-NO-TIX (1-877-996-6849) or e-mail. We need your name, the name of the court, the charge(s), and if a speeding ticket the speed limit and the speed charged. You can e-mail us, scan and e-mail the ticket, or fax it to us at 914-777-2999. Don’t wait, do it today!