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  • Is it required by law for a taxi driver to wear a seat belt in the state of NY?

    There was no passenger.

    Terri’s Answer

    Although it seems to not be the popular opinion, I beg to differ with all answers thusfar. There is A SPECIFIC EXEMPTION for TLC and Taxi drivers. It is written in the very 1229 statute in the VTL.I have been fighting moving violations for nearly 24 years and confident in this answer

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  • Got a Ticket in NYC for not carrying my driver license with me. Where can I get a copy of Ticket?

    I lost my copy, and I want to plea "Not Guilty", I tried to search the DMV website but I received a error that the info does not match, so I guess that it is not the right place to search for it, so who has jurisdiction on this type violation?

    Terri’s Answer

    If you received it less than a month ago, it most likely has not hit the system yet. Keep checking under you NY ID number

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  • What do I do for this speeding ticket?

    I have one prior ticket which is an 85 in a 55 speeding ticket which was reduced down to a 2 point moving violation. I just received a speeding ticket for 81 in 55. Which would give me 6 points on my license on top of the 2 that I have. I can't af...

    Terri’s Answer

    An attorney can negotiate the best deal for you and ultimately save you money. fees are not that high depending on the attorney.

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  • Disobeying traffic device

    I got stooped for driving in the passing lane on 90/in upstate NY and got ticketed for disobeying traffic control device and I have to mail the ticket to the judge by July 16 and he mails me the fine. What will my fine be?

    Terri’s Answer

    Enter a plea of not guilty and try and get a deal
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  • What happens when i hit a person, who jaywalked and i didn't speed or was not drunk and did not do any illegal activity?

    I was driving without speeding and i see this guy running and i try to stop but it was too close and hit the guy. But when i saw that person he wasn't injured that much but he did take a ambulance.

    Terri’s Answer

    That is a tough situation. Prepare for the worst case scenario and protect yourself from civil litigation

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  • How much should I expect to pay in NYS for my 3 traffic violation tickets?

    I have one ticket for no stopping/standing/parking on highway. Another for having an overdue inspection(which is now inspected). And lastly a ice for unlicensed operator since I did not show them my drivers license(which I have, they just never as...

    Terri’s Answer

    The range is $150 each to $250 each. If the ticket was for unlicensed, as opposed to failure to produce a license, and it was valid on the day you were stopped, that ticket can be dismissed.

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  • Officer wrote me a ticket for 1 ticket but when i go online to plead its showing he gave me 2 tickets for the samething.

    Officer gave me 1 ticket for disobaying posted traffic sign but when i go online to plead its showing he gave me 2 tickets for the samething, is it possible to look up a ticket?

    Terri’s Answer

    if you see two tickets you should be able to see what the second was for. If it is the identical charge I would go to local Traffic Violations bureau and have them pull up the original. Once in awhile someone else's ticket gets applied to wrong person.

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  • What can i do If My license is suspended but need to drive to work ?

    I was caught speeding about 3 times and I've taken a defensive class but I fear my license will get suspended and I won't be able to go back and forth from work and home.

    Terri’s Answer

    Attorneys often offer free consultations. This question has too many moving parts to intelligently answer here.

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  • How would I go about dealing with a 6 point speeding ticket (85 mph in 55 mph zone) in Suffolk County, NY?

    I recently received a speeding ticket for allegedly going 85 mph in a 55 mph zone on the L.I.E. in Suffolk County, NY. I was cited in violation of NYS V&T Law Section 1180 Subsection B, a Traffic Infraction. The arrest type is 1-Patrol. It also ...

    Terri’s Answer

    definitely plea bargain. If you want to ensure the best results, use a qualified attorney/

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  • Is there a statute of limitations on writing a speeding ticket?

    If someone speeds/races, drastically, and doesn't get seen or stopped, but later a video is found of them speeding/racing, both identifying the driver, the speed and the vehicle, can an officer write you a ticket? And if so, how soon after the act...

    Terri’s Answer

    Generally only camera tickets are issued after the fact. Criminal charges can also be issued upon further investigation.

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