How a Typical Traffic Case Proceeds
Most traffic infractions may be handled without your appearance in court. Once you hire the office to represent you, there are five steps to handling most traffic matters. Here is what you can expect...
DMV Points for Traffic Convictions in New York
The DMV uses a point system to keep track of your driving record. Many traffic infractions and all speeding ticket convictions have points associated with them. Points mean fees, revocation, suspension, and can cause increases in your insurance premiums. Our goal is to protect your record from points by a securing the best possible outcome to your case. List of Traffic Infractions and Points.
New York Driver Responsibility Assessment
The New York Department of Motor Vehicles issues fines called "Driver Responsibility Assessments." These assessment occur for alcohol related convictions and for accruing 6 points or more in any 18 month period. These assessments are in addition to court fines, apply to drivers licensed in NY or any other jurisdiction, and come as surprise to many people. Learn more about Driver Responsibility Assessments.
New York DMV Approved Courses to Reduce Points and Insurance Premiums
If you have points on your driving license or would like the to reduce your car insurance premiums, the New York DMV has a "Point and Insurance Reduction Program" (PIRP). This program includes approved courses offered by private companies called "course sponsors." The courses review traffic laws and tips for safe driving including driver attitude and defensive driving techniques. Learn More and View Course List.