Asked about 1 year ago - Long Island City, NYFlag
do you think they will work out a deal with me considering that this is my first ticket ever and i got the ticket on the prospect expy in Brooklyn NY . it was a highway 1 cop
You cannot work out a "deal" at the Brooklyn traffic court. At this court, there are no deals. It is an "all or nothing" court. You should nevertheless fight this 8-point speeding ticket. It carries a lot of points, will be expensive and, most importantly, can result in your being suspended.
The below article that I wrote should help you understand better what you're up against.
It's good that your license is clean. It may keep you from having your license suspended. If you plead guilty that is a real risk. You should plead not guilty and hire an attorney. Even then you are a long way from "not guilty", because you were so far over the speed limit, and even from the reduced charge of 30 miles over the speed limit, that it will be difficult to challenge the radar reading.
Plead Not guilty. You face many penalties for such a high speed. You should get an attorney for this charge.
If you don't hire an attorney, I also suggest showing up the 1st time and if the cop is there, ask for an adjournment to hire an attorney and maybe throw him off his schedule to possibly get a dismissal in the future.
In NYC these tickets aren’t returnable in court. They are heard in the Traffic Violations Bureau of the Department of Motor Vehicles. There is no plea bargaining. It is guilty or not guilty. If you are found guilty of going 38mph over the limit it is an eight point violation and that can lead to some seriously hefty fines even if your license isn’t suspended. I suggest you speak with an attorney who regularly appears on West 8th street. S/he can tell you what your options are and how to proceed. There is certainly no reason for you to just plead guilty.
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