Red Light Traffic Tickets
Yonkers Traffic Violation Defense Lawyer
In New York, conviction of running a red light can result in points and fines. The penalties vary depending on whether you were ticketed by a law enforcement officer or by a red light camera. If the ticket was issued by a police officer, it amounts to a traffic infraction. The infraction will go on your record, add 3 points to your license, and usually result in higher auto insurance costs. Fine amounts depend on where you were ticketed and whether or not it's your first offense.
If you have been issued a red light ticket and you wish to defend your case in court, the Law Office of Aaron G. Baily may be able to help you. Our firm focuses on traffic violations and we have effectively handled cases for hundreds of drivers in Yonkers. Working with our traffic violation defense lawyer, you will have the benefit of our successful track record and our thorough understanding of New York traffic law, the court system and law enforcement agencies. We will work diligently to build a persuasive and strong defense on your behalf so as to avoid maximum penalties and possibly even a conviction. If you have prior traffic convictions, having a traffic violation defense attorney on your side may help you avoid heavy fines, loss of your license, and possibly even jail time. It is your constitutional right to defend yourself against charges brought against you in any court, including traffic court.
Penalties for Red Light Tickets
Depending on where you received your red light ticket, you may be fined the following:
- $50 - $300 for a first offense
- $100 - $500 for a second offense within 18 months
- $250 - $1000 for a third offense within 18 months
To your insurance company, a red light conviction means that you're more likely to get into an accident than other drivers and so your insurance rates will be raised. All in all, the financial consequences of a conviction of this type may be substantial and long-lasting.
Have you been ticketed for running a red light? Find out how you can fight it by
contacting New York traffic violation defense attorney
Aaron G. Baily today!