Blog Posts in September, 2013

  • Traffic stop turns violent after police allegedly attack family

    || 18-Sep-2013

    It could have been a routine traffic stop. Police could have witnessed a driver roll through a stop sign, pull the driver over and issue a ticket. The driver could have been on his way in a matter of minutes, upset only with the fine he was required to pay for the traffic violation. But that is not what happened two years ago when a 26-year-old man was stopped by an officer with an aggressive work ...
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  • Driving Without Insurance Can Have Serious Consequences

    || 11-Sep-2013

    According to a recent study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), approximately one in seven motorists nationwide get behind the wheel without car insurance. Having the appropriate level of auto insurance is necessary not only because it protects drivers from liability if they cause an accident or injure someone, but also because it is required by law. With the exception of New Hampshire, every ...
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  • Important To Understand New York's DWI Penalties

    || 11-Sep-2013

    If you're someone who occasionally has a drink and gets behind the wheel, it's important to understand the penalties for drinking and driving in New York because they are serious. These days enforcement of New York's DWI laws is greater than ever-a result of using drinking and driving fines to fund enforcement measures in the state. Moreover, if you're a driver that belongs to ...
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  • The Dollar Count For Drunk Driving

    || 11-Sep-2013

    Many understand that the consequences of a drunk driving conviction could bring in hefty fines. In addition to court costs and penalties, one's insurance premium can go up, too. However, did you know that it could cost around $10,000 to $15,000, according to MainStreet.com? This is probably a little more than you expected. Sources have broken down how conviction-related expenses become so ...
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  • Drivers urged to use caution now that school is back in session

    || 6-Sep-2013

    We all know that we should drive carefully and obey New York traffic laws. For the most part, many of us take care to use turn signals, stay below the speed limit and refrain from driving after drinking. But people make mistakes behind the wheel and can end up facing some serious consequences for what may have been a simple lapse in judgment. Getting a traffic ticket in New York can have a wide ...
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