Overcharged! Red Light Camera ACCORDING TO THE SUPREME COURT, YOU GOT RIPPED OFF! Have you paid a red light traffic ticket in Suffolk County? It was recently determined by the Supreme Court that Suffolk County lacks the legal authority to charge the $30 administrative fee which it adds to each fine. The decision was drafted…

Beware of the ten day rule If you get pulled over for something, and if you mention to the police officer that the address on your driver’s license is NOT your current address, you might get another ticket you didn’t expect. The reason for this is that New York State law (Article 19 section 509-8) requires…

Suppose a NY driver receives a ticket and it results in points against their license. I’ve heard police officers, lawyers, prosecutors, and even judges say that the defensive driving class can be taken to “offset” four points. Web sites offering the class say things like: “reduces up to 4 points on your license.” Therefore, many…

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