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Happy Holidays From The Ticket Defenders

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

For some, it's the most wonderful time of the year. For others, however, the holiday season can be filled with stress and anxiety. Just know the Ticket Defenders are always there for you. Whether you run a red light to make it to Thanksgiving dinner, speed to Grandma's house for Christmas or have...

Ignoring a Traffic Ticket

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Nov 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU IGNORE A TRAFFIC TICKET IN NY During a driver's life a driver may get pulled over by the police and issued a traffic ticket. The driver has three options after being issued a traffic ticket – ignore the ticket, plead guilty and pay the fine, or fight the ticket. Regardless o...

Traffic court and the coronavirus money grab

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Nov 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Even though COVID-19's daily infection rate in New York City hasn't improved much since early June, nearly all of its Traffic Violation Bureaus (TVB) have reopened for business. That means if you have a pending ticket and wanted to enter a plea of ‘not guilty', now is the time to schedule your c...

New Law: all passengers 16+ must now wear seat belts

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Sep 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just a few days ago, Governor Cuomo signed legislation S.4336/A.6163 into law. Here's what you need to know: Currently New York has no legal requirement for backseat passengers to buckle up once they're over the age of 16. Come November 1st, 2020, this will no longer be the case. Once the l...

How to stay safe when driving in a storm

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Sep 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

With Tropical Storm Isaias making its way through the New York area, I thought I'd go a little off-topic today. I don't have any legal tips about handling your car in a storm, but since we're all probably regular drivers on this blog, I figure it would be helpful for everyone to share some safety...

Will traffic tickets cause my to insurance go up?

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Aug 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today, I want to talk all about insurance companies: what traffic violations will make your rate go up, by how much, for how long and if there is anything you can do about it. There is a lot to cover today, so let's jump right in! What traffic violations will affect my insurance? Only moving vio...

Traffic tickets: should I pay or should I fight?

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Jul 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

So, you've decided you're not going to just give up and pay your latest traffic ticket. This time, you're going to fight it in court. Maybe you feel that your ticket is too high for the infraction, or maybe you believe it's completely unjust. Whatever your reason, as you begin to prepare your ca...

How to a traffic ticket

Posted by Terri B. Kalker | Jul 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

When the lights flash in your rearview mirror, and that sinking feeling in your stomach creeps in, you know: a traffic ticket is about to put a damper on your day. While you can pay, many people don't realize that fighting a ticket is an often overlooked option with a number of real upsides. Why ...

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