Category Archives: Traffic Violations

New Jersey Drivers and New York Traffic Tickets

Whether you are planning on heading to Hunter Mountain for some skiing or to catch a show on Broadway, you may want to know what to expect if you ever receive a New York traffic ticket. Since each state has different laws … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving aka “Drinksgiving” 

In addition to the start of the Holiday Season, Thanksgiving Eve unfortunately also kicks off the season for drunk driving. With the holiday season comes the most dangerous time of the year for binge drinking, drunk driving and alcohol-related fatalities. … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Let me begin this article by stating that there is no such thing as fool-proof system to avoid receiving speeding tickets … except always driving posted speed limit. However, there are a few things you can do (and say) that … Continue reading

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Driving in New Jersey with an Out-Of-State Driving License

If you are planning to drive in New Jersey, you’ll need a valid driver’s license. Driving is a privilege and New Jersey law states that no person shall drive a motor vehicle on a public roadway without possessing a valid … Continue reading

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NJ Motor Vehicle Surcharges

Continuing from yesterday’s post on double fines, today I’ll write a little about surcharges. Surcharges are annual fines assessed by Motor Vehicle Commission for drivers who have earned excessive points or committed certain type of violation. A person’s driving record … Continue reading

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Some Speeding May Result in Double Fines

According to NJ Motor Vehicle Commission, exceeding the speed limit is a number one factor contributing to motor vehicle accidents. As such, a New Jersey driver is expected to obey the speed limit, which in New Jersey is set for any … Continue reading

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I heard that if the officer doesn’t show up in Court, the ticket gets dismissed. Is this true?

This rarely happens, although in theory if you appear and the Prosecution’s witness (the officer) is missing, there is no case to present and the case fails due to “lack of prosecution.” However, it is unlikely that the Court will throw … Continue reading

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