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Reporters at the Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota conducted an exhaustive, 3 year audit of 224,915 traffic tickets issued in Minnesota over the last three years. In addition to speeding, there are other factors impacting the police’s decision to issue a traffic violation.  Continue reading

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Commercial drivers and truckers must stay within federal guidelines for hours they are allowed to drive. They must also meticulously document their driving and break times in an industry standard trucking log book.

In New York failure to adhere to the driving schedule or appropriately document the hours in the log book is a misdemeanor. Our law form defends many truckers whom are charged with log book violations. This page is an overview of the rules and regulations regarding trucker drive times.

 

 

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In my blog post dated March 23, 2017, which you can see here, we explained how CSA points can effect a commercial motor vehicle operator’s job prospects. The CSA enforcement program tracks drivers’ personal accident and driver violations such as moving violations and violations relevant to Continue reading

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The CSA is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s data driven safety compliance and enforcement program.  The CSA score affects any interstate carrier that has a US DOT number. The CSA enforcement program tracks drivers’ personal accident history. The number of accidents truckers have, whether ore not their fault or not, determine what type of action the CSA may take against them, if an employer will hire them, and if a shipper will employ the trucking company. Continue reading

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Since Friday January 27th  the world has gone nuts over President Trump’s Executive Order banning immigration from certain countries. Even though I am a NY traffic ticket defense lawyer, I thought this to be a good time to analyze legally what’s really going on. The 2 main issues are the authority to issue an Executive Order, and what it means to have Due Process rights in the United States.

What an Executive Order Is

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Beginning Jan. 22, 2018, travelers from Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington will no longer be able to travel with only their driver’s licenses for domestic travel. This is because Continue reading

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We know that people don’t get NY speeding tickets only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. In fact, often when you need a lawyer you need them at the oddest hours – 2:00 a.m. Thursday Morning, Midnight Sunday, 9:00 p.m. on a Monday. If YOU ever find yourself in need of a lawyer at anytime of the day or evening or on a holiday, do not hesitate to call us at either our toll free number 1-877-99-No-Tix, or our local number 914-777-2990, because we are open 24 / 7 365 days a year to service your needs.

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This Blog post has nothing to do with the usual subject matter of this Blog, NY speeding & traffic ticket defense. In fact, it doesn’t even have anything to do with criminal law or anything remotely tangential to traffic law. Rather, it comes to us from the other side of the legal room – civil tort litigation.

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Thanks to advanced facial recognition technology, you cannot get away with dummying up ID and getting a license in another state. This is not only a felony, but will put a lengthy hold you ever restoring legitimate driving privileges.

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