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Important New Cell Phone Law Commentary By Jamie Raizin of Raizinlaw.com You may have heard that the New York State DMVwill impose 5 points for drivers found guilty of using a cell phone while driving.  That law is now in place. In addition to getting three (3) points on your driving record (5...

Every time I go to Court, I shake my head in disbelief at what I see.  Unfortunately, a lot of my amazement comes from people that are defendants charged with violations ranging from as little as failing to wear a seat belt up to speeding.  Well,...

AVOID Confessing and Admitting: Do Not Do It!!!   When an officer, trooper or sheriff pulls you over, Do Not Confess or Admit Anything!   What you say, will certainly be recorded down in their notes and will be used against you.  Recently, a DWI defendant hired...

If you timely take a DMV-approved accident prevention course, you can reduce your driver violation point total by a maximum of four points.   Point reduction cannot reduce your point total lower than zero. The DMV point system and insurance company "point" systems are separate and not related....

Can you get a speeding ticket when driving below the posted speed limit? YES YOU CAN! Vehicle and Traffic Law 1180a says a person can get a speeding ticket for driving a speed that is unreasonable or imprudent under the circumstances. Say you are driving 45 mph...