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New Paltz Speeding Tickets Lawyer

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People often write speeding tickets off as minor infractions. They pay the fine and move on with their lives. Unfortunately, they often end up with unforeseen repercussions that haunt them for many years to come. While speeding tickets may not be the most severe of criminal offenses, they should still be taken seriously. You can fight your speeding ticket.

My name is Larry Trank. I am a speeding ticket defense attorney with more than 20 years of experience representing drivers in New Paltz and throughout New York. No matter where you were pulled over, you can be confident in my ability to minimize the repercussions.

Understand The Full Impact Of A Speeding Ticket

When people think about speeding tickets, they typically think primarily of the fine. However, the fine may only be the tip of the iceberg. You will accumulate points that may force you to take a costly Driver Responsibility Assessment or result in driver’s license suspension.

Furthermore, you must think of the impact on your insurance rates. People often find that the increase in insurance rates after a speeding ticket is actually more expensive than the fine. All of this makes the cost of hiring a skilled traffic crimes lawyer well worth it.

How Points Work In New York State

A single speeding violation can carry a penalty ranging from 3 point to 11 points. If you accumulate a total of 11 points in an 18-month period, DMV may suspend your driver’s license. If you accumulate as few as 6 points on your driving record, you may be subject to the New York Driver Responsibility Assessment Program. This means that DMV will assess a financial penalty that you must pay to DMV every year for three years. This penalty is in addition to the original fine that you will have to pay the court for each of your violations.

Speed over the posted limit Number of points
1 to 10 miles per hour 3 points
11 to 20 miles per hour 4 points
21 to 30 miles per hour 6 Points
31 to 40 miles per hour 8 points
Over 40 miles per hour 11 points

Free Consultation With A Speeding Offense Attorney

One of the reasons people choose not to fight speeding offenses is because they believe that the process is inconvenient. I make it convenient. I will handle everything on your behalf. You will not need to miss work or make court appearances.

Want to learn more about my ability to fight speeding tickets on behalf of people in the New Paltz area and throughout the Hudson Valley? To schedule a free consultation to discuss your case, call my office toll free at 877.224.1132 or simply fill out the contact form on this website.