The minimum is 0 and the maximum is 150 with a surcharge of 88 or 93 depending on the court.
The violation carries 2 points.
Retaining counsel gives you a good chance of avoiding the points and saves you a trip to court.
Do NOT plead guilty. Either go to court yourself or retain an attorney to go for you. The ticket will be most likely reduced to a parking ticket (0 Points).
The fine varies depending on the court however the charge may be reduced depending on many factors. Hiring a local attorney is worth the cost as it may reduce or eliminate the points.
I am a criminal defense attorney practicing in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City. The above information is not a substitution for a meeting whereas all potential legal issues can be discussed.
VTL 1110(a) is the Vehicle & Traffic Law violation of Failed to Obey a Traffic Control Device. It is a two (2) point Vehicle and Traffic Law violation. The fine ranges from a minimum of $0 to a maximum of $150. The mandatory court surcharge is $88 for City Courts and $93 for Town or Village Courts. Although highly unlikely, depending on your prior driving record, a Judge can sentence you to a maximum of 15 days in the local county jail.
You should plea not guilty and hire a local attorney that handles Vehicle & Traffic Law matters.
This answer is provided as a public service and as a general response to a general question, it is not meant, and should not be relied upon as specific legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.
A violation of VTL 1110 a carries for a first offense in 18 months a fine of upto $150.00, 2 points and a mandatory surcharge of $88.00 or $93.00 depending on the venue. You can read more about points at:
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