Queens Ticket Defense
Our Queens Traffic ticket defense lawyers will service your needs when you receive a speeding ticket in Queens County, NY. We routinely defend motorists charged in both the Queens North and Queens South Traffic Violations Bureaus with reckless driving, NY VTL § 1212, cell phone violation, NY VTL § 1225, failure to obey a traffic control device, VTL § 1110a, running a stop sign, VTL § 1172, speeding, NY VTL § 1180, and all other moving violations. In particular, Queens police have been writing a large number of cell phone violation tickets which our office has good results fighting. A Queens traffic ticket is different than any other New York Court because there is a no plea bargaining policy. Our Queens Traffic Court lawyers know how to get your case resolved and ensure that your insurance does not increase.The Court
The Queens County Traffic Violations Bureau has 2 locations, Queens North and Queens South. Queens North is located at 30-56 Whitestone Expressway, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354, and Queens South is located at 168-35 Rockaway Blvd, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11434. Both Queens Court are Department of Motor Vehicles Courts, and it is often referred to as the “Queens DMV TVB.” Both the Queens North and Queens South courts are administrative tribunals, which mean that the cases are heard by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) employed by the DMV. The special difficulties and challenges in defending a Queens speeding ticket is contained in our NYC Ticket Defense Page.Queens Highway Patrol
If you were given a traffic ticket on a highway in the Queens such as the Grand Central Parkway, Long Island Expressway, Clearview Expressway, Cross Island Parkway, Van Wick Expressway, or Jackie Robinson Parkway, you were ticketed by an officer of the New York City Police Department’s Highway 3. If you were given a ticket on a surface street you were likely ticketed by a regular cop who just has to write a few moving violations to keep his Sergeant off of his back.
The NYPD Highway 3 unit has numerous speed traps set up in Queens to catch speeders. The following are a list of reported locations:
- Grand Central Parkway by 62nd St. / Exit 22 / @ Cross Island Pkwy. / Exit 6A
- Belt Parkway Exit 24 / Erskine St. / Exit 17
- Cross Island Parkway at Linden Blvd.
- Van Wick Expressway
- Northern Blvd. by Glenwood St.
- Clearview Expressway by Hillside Av.
- Union Turnpike by Francis Lewis Blvd.
- Queens bound side Throgs Neck Bridge
Do you know of any other Queens Speed Trap Locations? If so e-mail it at Michael@MPalumboLaw.com for addition to the list!
NYPD Queens Highway 3 was the first highway patrol unit in the New York City Police Department when, in 1933, the "Grand Central Parkway Motorcycle Squad" was formed for the stated mission to patrol New York Cities limited-access highways. The unit remained mostly unchanged until 1972, when the Motorcycle Squad merged with the Accident Investigation Unit to form the NYPD Highway Patrol.
Effective, efficient, and highly skilled and trained at what they do, if you have been stopped in the Queens by the NYPD’s Highway 3 and issued a citation, don’t go it alone. The Queens Highway 3 patrol has the expertise to properly prosecute your case in court. You need a professional on your side to represent your interests. Our office will put the state to its proofs - remember, they have to prove their allegations you do not have to disprove it. Call our office for a free phone consultation.