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Matthew Jay Weiss

Matthew Weiss’s Legal Guides

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  • New York Traffic Tickets And Probationary Licenses

    If you are age 18 or older when you pass your road test for a driver license, or obtain a license following a revocation, you will be on probation for six months. If you are convicted of any of the

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  • Cost of a Speeding Ticket

    Almost everyone with a driver's license has exceeded the speed limit at least once. The more often you speed, the more likely you are to get a speeding ticket. When that happens, you will have to pay the price, often in more ways than one.

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  • New York Motorcycle Laws & Traffic Tickets

    Under the Vehicle And Traffic Law (VTL), motorcyclists must abide by the same driving, registration and inspection laws that apply to operators of cars and trucks. There are other laws, however, that apply only to motorcycle operators. Below is a list of the motorcycle laws of wh...

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  • Will A Traffic Ticket Hurt My Auto Insurance Costs?

    This post discusses the affect on your auto insurance rates from being convicted of a New York traffic ticket including speeding. As a New York traffic ticket attorney, I often am asked will a conviction to a NY traffic ticket affect my insurance rates. This question is made beca...

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  • The NY Move Over Law

    On January 1, 2011, New York States enacted the move over law. The law requires drivers to safely slow down and move over when they see a stopped emergency vehicle with red flashing lights. Violators are issued a traffic ticket which carries 2 points and roughly $150 fine. On ...

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  • Basic Information About A New York Driving While Intoxicated

    The New York legal limit is .08% which figure refers to the level of alcoholic content in your blood. This reading makes it easier for prosecutors to convict someone of DWI. All they have to do is show that the defendant had such a reading and, as a result, he or she is consi...

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  • The Technology Behind A Laser Speeding Ticket

    In order to understand how to fight a speeding ticket issued as a result of a laser device, you need to understand basic mathematics and the science behind laser technology. You may recall from grade school that rate multiplied by time equals distance (R x T = D). Similarly...

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  • New York's Drunk Driving Program

    A New York motorist who is convicted of driving while intoxicated, driving while impaired or drug-related driving offense will have their license suspended or revoked.In order to obtain a conditional license while suspended or revoked (or conditional driving privilege for those...

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  • How To Choose A New York Traffic Lawyer

    This article will help drivers with a New York traffic ticket to select the right New York traffic lawyer to defend them. Traffic tickets, such as speeding, can result in suspensions, car insurance rate hikes, fines, surcharges and fees. Suspensions occur when you get too man...

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  • How to Avoid a New York Traffic Ticket or New York Truck Ticket

    Tips Drive in a pack. When driving on a highway, try and stay within a group of other cars. It is easy for a police officer to pick off “leader” of the pack. In fact, if you are speeding along with a

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