Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer and Violation Attorney

Protecting Your Driving Privileges and Resolving Your Tickets

When you are issued a traffic ticket by a police officer, your first instinct may be to mail it in and plead guilty. However, this costs points on your license, time and money. With more than 27 years of experience defending traffic violations in the state of New York, Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer Arthur L. Pressman can help you eliminate these costs.

Types of traffic violations in New York

In the state of New York, you could be charged with the following traffic violations:

  • Speeding
  • Overdue parking meter
  • Not using a turn signal
  • Parking in a handicapped zone without authorization
  • Making obscene gestures and over-aggressive driving
  • Improper stopping at a stop sign
  • Improper yielding to a yellow light
  • Cutting off another vehicle

Points on your license cause insurance rates to rise

A moving violation, such as a speeding ticket or leaving the scene of a property damage accident, can carry serious penalties. In addition to the fine, your insurance may increase due to points being added to your license. Your driver license could even be suspended or revoked if you exceed 11 points or are convicted of three speeding violations in 18 months.

This table lists the number of points given for specific traffic violations:

Violation Points Violation Points
Speeding (mph over
speed limit not indicated)
3 Following too closely 4
Speeding (mph over
speed limit):
Passing improperly, changing lanes unsafely, driving to the left of center, driving in the wrong direction 3
1 – 10 mph 3
11 – 20 mph 4 Failing to obey a traffic signal, a stop sign, or a yield sign 3
21 – 30 mph 6 Railroad crossing violation 3
31 – 40 mph 8 Failing to yield the right-of-way 3
More than 40 mph 11 Passenger safety violation, including seat
belt and child safety seat violations for
passengers under the age of 16
3
Reckless driving 5 Leaving the scene of an accident that includes property damage or the injury of a domestic animal 3
Failing to stop for a
school bus
5 Other moving violations 2
Inadequate brakes 4 Inadequate brakes (vehicle of an employer) 2

Traffic violations are a serious matter and may result in criminal charges. Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer Arthur L. Pressman is a well-versed New York traffic violation attorney with more than 27 years of experience. Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer Arthur Pressman will save you time and save you money.

Contact an experienced Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer and Violation Attorney

If you have received a traffic violation, before you pay it, contact our office as you may unknowingly enter a guilty plea. If you are in need of an experienced Buffalo Traffic Ticket Lawyer who is familiar with NY state law, contact the office of Arthur L. Pressman Attorney at Law at (716) 984-1795 or online. For your convenience, our office is on the subway line, and we offer a free initial phone consultation seven days a week. In addition, you can pay your attorney’s fees online.

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