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.
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.