Traffic Laws

8 04, 2021

Nassau County Police Issuing More Traffic Tickets

2021-04-08T19:40:16+00:00

Now that the spring season is here, more people are traveling on the roads. The increasing availability of COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine sites have also led to more traffic on the roads. With all of this of course comes more traffic tickets being issued for moving violations and more arrests being made for DWI and [...]

Nassau County Police Issuing More Traffic Tickets2021-04-08T19:40:16+00:00
29 03, 2021

Increased Police Presence on Long Island

2021-04-08T19:23:18+00:00

Increased Traffic Stops on Long Island Now that many COVID restrictions have been lifted and we are transitioning to warmer weather, you may have noticed more people are outside and on the roads. Because of this increased vehicle traffic, police DWI Patrols, Highway patrols, and motor carrier patrols have all increased their presence in Nassau [...]

Increased Police Presence on Long Island2021-04-08T19:23:18+00:00
17 04, 2019

Just how dangerous is it to drive drowsy?

2019-04-17T22:50:31+00:00

While you have likely heard stories about drowsy driver accidents in New York, your primary concern on the road likely remains drivers whose impairment can actually be proven, such as those under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Yet have you ever contemplated just how impaired one becomes following several consecutive hours without sleep? Like [...]

Just how dangerous is it to drive drowsy?2019-04-17T22:50:31+00:00
8 04, 2019

Getting a Texting Ticket in New York

2019-04-08T18:05:08+00:00

Getting a Texting Ticket in New York State data show texting tickets increased 205 percent increase across the state from 2012 to 2016. Tickets for talking on cell phones fell 47 percent statewide during that period. Locally there were similar results. In 2012, police wrote 6,844 cell phone tickets and 1,222 for texting violations in [...]

Getting a Texting Ticket in New York2019-04-08T18:05:08+00:00
25 02, 2019

Getting a DUI in Nassau County

2019-03-11T21:52:00+00:00

A conviction for DUI has grave consequences. You could pay hefty fines, your insurance rates will skyrocket, and you may even need to serve time in jail. In the event that you have been detained for DUI, you need a solid and effective legal defense. For your first conviction you will undoubtedly face: Hefty Fines Community Service [...]

Getting a DUI in Nassau County2019-03-11T21:52:00+00:00
27 12, 2018

DWI and DUI in New York: New York Vehicle and Traffic Law §1192.3

2018-12-27T03:01:46+00:00

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges are very common on Long Island and within certain areas of Nassau County and Suffolk County. Police task forces are often out looking for these types of offenses. A DWI arrest can start with a patrol car noticing a vehicle slightly swerving in a [...]

DWI and DUI in New York: New York Vehicle and Traffic Law §1192.32018-12-27T03:01:46+00:00
31 10, 2017

Crackdown On Drunk Driving in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY

2019-03-11T11:15:38+00:00

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has mandated additional police patrols on all major roadways this Halloween. Drivers who are traveling throughout New York State and especially Nassau County and Suffolk County can expect an even greater number of sobriety checkpoints and additional DWI patrols than in past years. The enforcement campaign runs from Friday, [...]

Crackdown On Drunk Driving in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY2019-03-11T11:15:38+00:00
15 06, 2017

Interstate Driving Issues & Traffic Ticket Violations

2017-06-15T22:33:58+00:00

“Will the state that I live in be able to see the traffic ticket I received in New York?” You may think that because you’re not a resident of New York State and/or do not have a New York State driver’s license that any traffic ticket violations you are convicted of will not be seen [...]

Interstate Driving Issues & Traffic Ticket Violations2017-06-15T22:33:58+00:00
22 05, 2017

New York State’s Mobile Phone Laws

2017-05-23T13:43:11+00:00

New York State's Mobile Phone and Portable Electronic Device Laws New York prohibits all drivers from using portable electronic devices. Illegal activity includes holding a portable electronic device and: Talking on a handheld mobile telephone Composing, sending, reading, accessing, browsing, transmitting, saving, or retrieving electronic data such as e-mail, text messages, or webpages Viewing, taking, [...]

New York State’s Mobile Phone Laws2017-05-23T13:43:11+00:00
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