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Traffic Offenses Can Cause Lasting Effects. Contact Us If You've Been Cited with a Ticket.

Long Island Traffic Ticket Attorney

Paying the Ticket May be the Wrong Decision

Searching for a lawyer for a traffic ticket case in Long Island? Driving in a heavily populated area requires great skill and attention just to avoid the many hazards on the road. In addition to being a careful driver, it is necessary to know hundreds or laws and regulations governing how we drive. If you drive for a living, the likelihood of eventually violating traffic law is higher. Points can accumulate very quickly.

If you have a traffic ticket, you should contact a Long Island criminal attorney at Prime & O'Brien, LLP to find out how to fight the ticket and avoid the consequences.

Traffic Offense Demerit Points in New York

If you accumulate 11 demerit points over an 18 month period your driver's license will automatically be suspended. These are a few random samplings of the demerit system and there are dozens of more ways to accumulate points. Driving without insurance carries no demerit points. However, pleading guilty to this offense will gain an automatic revocation of your driver's license for one year.

It is easy to rack up points for offenses, such as:

  • Speeding – 10 to 20 mph over the limit 4 points
  • Failing to Yield 3 points
  • Failure to dim headlights 2 points
  • Inadequate brakes 4 points
  • No licensed driver in towed vehicle 2 points

These are a few random samplings of the demerit system and there are dozens of more ways to accumulate points. Driving without insurance carries no demerit points. However, pleading guilty to this offense will gain an automatic revocation of your driver's license for one year.

Aggressive Traffic Ticket Defense in Glen Cove

Simply pleading guilty to traffic offenses and paying the fines may be a simple fix but going forward, you will pay more for insurance and possibly jeopardize your qualification to drive commercially. As points are added to your license, eventually you lose the legal right to operate a vehicle.

Need a traffic ticket attorney in Long Island, NY? We will be frank and inform you honestly about your options with regard to a successful challenge. We strive to get tickets dismissed but even in cases where this is not possible, we push for the best possible reduction to protect your legal right to drive.

Contact us to review your traffic tickets by picking up the phone and calling us today at (516) 670-5992!

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