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Penalties for alleged speeding in New York

Driving is a privilege enjoyed by many New Yorkers but it is also a necessity for those who must use their personal cars to get their kids to school, take themselves to work and travel to the shops and stores where they buy the goods their families need each and every day. The threat of losing one's driving privileges due to alleged speeding can be a devastating blow to a person who relies on their ability to operate a motor vehicle. In many cases it is advisable for a person facing speeding charges to challenge the allegations brought against them as the penalties associated with speeding convictions can be significant.

Strategies for challenging traffic citations

It may be possible to defend against traffic offenses which is an option that it can be helpful to be familiar with. Traffic tickets, such as speeding and other traffic offenses, can be costly in different ways including fines and points that can impact insurance. As a result, different strategies can help fight traffic tickets and it can be helpful to be familiar with what they are.

The basics of traffic offenses in new York

Traffic offenses may seem insignificant but that is not necessarily the case. Because of the point system in New York concerning traffic offenses, paying a fine and accepting the charges may not be the only cost. In addition to paying the fine, a traffic citation can be costly down the road. Traffic violations can also lead to driver's license suspension or revocation so they should never be taken lightly.