What Are the Penalties for a Speeding Ticket in New York State?
Penalties for a Speeding Ticket in New York State can be severe. You’re not just taking fines. Being convicted of a NY speeding ticket under VTL § 1180 also triggers insurance increases and in many cases license suspensions or a complete revocation of driving privileges.
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Millions of speeding tickets are written in New York. In fact, NY ranks third in the country for most driving citations. According to the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee speed is a contributing factor to almost 30% of fatal car accidents that occur in the state. So New York does not fool around when it comes to speed and other traffic enforcement. New York, in fact, ranks third in the country not just for speeding citations but for other traffic violations as well such as cell phone (VTL § 1225), fail to yield / move over (VTL § 1144), red light (VTL § 1111), stop sign (VTL § 1172), fail to signal (NY VTL § 1163) and lane violations (VTL § 1128).
If you have received a NY speeding ticket do not plead guilty and do not go it alone. Give our speeding and traffic ticket lawyers a call now for a no cost, no obligation phone consultation!Fines and Points for Speeding Convictions
A New York State speeding conviction will accrue fines, points, and insurance increases. How much depends upon how fast over the speed limit you were convicted. The faster over the speed limit the worse the fines, points, and insurance increase.
If you’re caught speeding points can range anywhere from 3 to 11. Fines and surcharges can fines can range anywhere from $90 to over $1,500. If you are charged with speeding in a school or work zone, fines are doubled for those types of speeding convictions.
If you received a New York State speeding ticket and need to know the points and fines as charged, call us at Palumbo & Associates and speak to one of our experienced and knowledgeable lawyers. All we need to know is how fast over the limit the police accused you of going to give you a no cost, no obligation phone consultation explaining the exact points and fines you are facing.
Accruing 11 or more points from 1 or more conviction will result in a mandatory license suspension, and accruing 3 or more speeding convictions in an 18 month period will result in a mandatory license revocation of a minimum of 6 months!
If you drive with a suspended or revoked license and are caught you will be in serious trouble. This is a crime. You will be facing being arrested, huge fines and insurance increases, as well as having a permanent and unsealable criminal record. License suspensions and revocations must be avoided in New York at all costs. Call us now for a free, no obligation phone consultation.What to Do If You Get a Ticket in New York
If you get a NY speeding ticket, do not ignore it under any circumstances! Failing to respond to a traffic ticket will result in a suspended license, and you’ll only have to pay additional fees to have the suspension resolved.
If you received a NY speeding ticket or any NY traffic violation, all you need to do is call us today for a no cost, no obligation phone consultation. We will tell you how our service operates and how we can resolve your ticket through a “plea bargain.”
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