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Guest Feature: The Automotive Academy for New York & Cross County Safety Education

Are you unfamiliar with the current New York State driving rules and regulations? Or are you in danger of having your license suspended?  The Automotive Academy for New York (AANY) and Cross County Safety Education (CCSE) are great resources for both issues. AANY offers driving lessons, and accident prevention courses. CCSE offers a Health &...
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NYC to receive 15 miles of bike lanes this year

Mayor Deblasio announced that there will be 15 miles of protected bike lanes installed in the five boroughs by the end of 2016. These additions are a continued effort of Deblasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative to reduce traffic deaths. Check out the rest of the article below: Bike riders throughout the city can feel a little safer this...
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2 Point Disobey Device and Aggravated Unlicensed Reduced to 0 Point Violation in Rockland County

Another happy client had 2 points dismissed on a disobey traffic device and no criminal charges for aggravated driving unlicensed! The law defines disobeying a traffic control device as violating any sign, marking, or device (placed by authority) that regulates, warns and guides traffic.  This means that disobeying any marking on the pavement and any...
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A New York Woman Says Her Body is a Brewery, and Beats Drunk Driving Charges

A New York judge has dismissed a drunk driving charge against a woman who took steps to prove her body works as a brewery, using excess intestinal yeast to turn ordinary food into alcohol, resulting in breathalyzer readouts that generally would indicate life-threatening intoxication. The excuse may sound bogus, but The Buffalo News reports elected...
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NY Traffic Ticket Lawyer: Crackdown on Drunk Driving Starts Today

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — State troopers and law enforcement across the state will be taking part in this year’s national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which begins Friday and runs through New Year’s Day. Motorists will notice more patrols along highways and sobriety checkpoints during the campaign, state police said. Those are paid for...
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U.S. Drivers may be Dying Because of Cellphone Use While Driving

The number of deaths from traffic accidents in the United States jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America’s roadways more dangerous, officials said Tuesday. Preliminary government statistics, released during a Thanksgiving holiday week known for heavy traffic congestion, showed deaths rising to 16,225...
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Tips for Avoiding Traffic Tickets During the Thanksgiving Weekend

Are you Driving for Thanksgiving? According to the American Safety Council, Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous holidays for drivers.  46.9 million people are predicted to be on the roads this Thanksgiving.   The heaviest traffic is between 2PM and 5PM on Thanksgiving Day. Traffic Tickets also increase around the holiday season.  Here are 3...
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Should NYC Have “Text Stops”

There are designated "texting zones" or "text stops" on the Long Island Expressway to keep drivers from using their phones while driving. This makes the roads safer and curbs the amount of Cellphone ticket given. Do you think that NYC should also make texting stops available?

Traffic Ticket Lawyer: “Cops are cracking down on speeders, drivers blowing red-lights and motorists who fail to yield”

The NYPD is revving up it’s traffic enforcement effort, as part of the city’s “Vision Zero” initiative, cops in all 77 precincts will focus on dangerous drivers for one week starting Thursday, police said. Cops citywide are cracking down on speeders, drivers blowing red lights, and motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians, police said....
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Why I need the Mets to Win!

By: Michael Block, Traffic Ticket Attorney I am a happy man.  I have a wonderful wife, three college-attending children, an awesome dog and a great business with wonderful clients.  However, my sports rooting needs, as a loyal fan, have been sorely addressed.  I was not yet a teenager when the Jets won the Super Bowl.  They...
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Client Success Story: Cellphone Ticket Lawyer in Suffolk County, Long Island

A 5 point Cellphone Ticket (Operating Motor Vehicle While Operating a Mobile Phone) In Suffolk County Traffic Violations Agency was reduced to a 2 Point Improper Signal Violation. Cellphone Tickets in Long Island and New York have skyrocketed in recent years!  From 2011 to 2012 tickets issued for driving while texting increased 234 percent.  Under...
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Cars’ Voice-Activated Systems Distract Drivers, Study Finds

When driving, don’t talk to your car — or your phone. That’s the underlying message of new neuroscience published Thursday that raises new questions about the safety of voice-activated technology in many new cars. The technology, heralded by many automakers, allows consumers to interact with their phones and their cars by issuing voice commands, rather...
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