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Tampering with Traffic Cameras

Posted by Adam Seifer on Sep 11, 2015 2:34:04 PM

Traffic cameras are used in areas throughout the country to help authorities catch those violating traffic laws at intersections and on roadways. Though they are often a source of controversy, they are still active in many states and municipalities. One New York man recently decided to take matters into his own hands.

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Topics: Traffic

An officer told me I could just pay my tickets off and wouldn’t have to spend money on an attorney. What should I do?

Posted by Adam Seifer on Jun 15, 2015 7:09:09 AM

You were pulled over while driving and the officer wrote you a ticket. The officer then proceeds to tell you to just go pay the tickets off and not hire an attorney. However, you should always hire a lawyer if you are charged with a crime and unsure how to proceed. It is shocking how many completely misunderstood issues surrounding how speeding cases there are. There are not just costs in terms of attorney’s fees and the penalty from the traffic ticket. There are also increased insurance premiums that result from a conviction, possible suspension of a license, or worse. Once one case is handled incorrectly, driver's license problems tend to snowball. It can be complicated for even the best traffic lawyer to fix traffic violations at that point. It can also be very expensive. Having a good traffic lawyer from the beginning will likely save you time and money. It will also likely prevent anything unexpected from happening to your driving privileges or your insurance.

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Topics: Blog, Traffic