You may eventually receive a traffic ticket for a variety of reasons when you spend a significant amount of time behind the wheel. Tickets may be issued for actions like speeding, tailgating, failing to signal a lane change, running a red light or entering a crosswalk with a pedestrian present. For some drivers having a traffic ticket on your record may cause serious issues as multiple infractions may undermine your ability to drive. In some cases, tickets may lead to the suspension or revocation of your license. At The Claro Law Firm, Westchester County traffic ticket attorney Elisa Claro is ready to discuss your situation with you and assert your rights and advocate for you when you decide to contest a ticket.Receiving A Traffic Ticket In New York
Traffic tickets can be issued to a driver in Westchester County or elsewhere in New York State either by a police officer or a traffic camera. There are many cameras that law enforcement has set up to take pictures of motorists’ license plates who commit a violation. You have option after you receive a ticket by mail or in person. One option is to resolve the ticket by pleading guilty and paying the fine. This may seem like the easiest way to deal with a ticket, but there may be unfortunate consequences down the road if you handle the traffic ticket this way..
Any time a traffic ticket is issued, a driver should seriously consider contesting it. Although some tickets result only in a monetary fine, other violations like blocking the box may result in a point on your driving record. A motorist who accumulates multiple points on his or her driving record may eventually face higher insurance premiums, be required to retake the driving test or even have his or her driving privileges suspended or revoked. When this happens, it can have a devastating impact on your personal life and your ability to hold a job. Loss of driving privileges may mean that you may no longer be able to drive to work, take your children to school or handle daily errands.
Choosing to ignore a traffic ticket increases the risk of having your license suspended. This makes it particularly important to avoid any delay in consulting an experienced traffic ticket lawyer. The Claro Law Firm we can help you determine an appropriate course of action for contesting a ticket so that you can keep your driving privileges and avoid an insurance increase.Consult a Dedicated Westchester County Attorney After Receiving A Traffic Ticket
Whether it is your first traffic ticket or simply your most recent one and you are looking for the best Westchester County traffic ticket lawyer, Elisa Claro is prepared to deal with the situation for you. She has represented drivers in White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye and other cities. At The Claro Law Firm, we have handled a wide variety of traffic ticket matters and are familiar with how the system works. To set up a free traffic consultation with a traffic ticket or license restoration attorney, call us at 1-877-631-3539 or contact us online.
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