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What are the penalties for speeding?

Being found guilty of a traffic violation like speeding can lead to a variety of penalties including a fine, points on the driver's license and even jail. Those who dismiss this as inconsequential can experience problems because points on a license will likely lead to higher insurance rates. If there is an accumulation of enough points, the driver's license will be suspended. First, it is important to understand what the fines, penalties and points are for speeding.

Man faces multiple charges after alleged DWI crash

When a person is charged with driving under the influence in Hudson County, the charges and the penalties will depend on the incident or series of incidents that precipitated the arrest. There might be multiple offenses linked to the DWI based on the circumstances. Regardless of the case and the allegations, those who are facing charges for driving under the influence must make sure they know what they are up against and how a conviction can negatively affect their lives. A legal defense is essential.

How does New York handle underage drunk driving?

With school out, there are more young people out and about across New York State. While most will obey the law, there will be some who are accused of making the mistake of underage drunk driving. This is treated very seriously in the state, so much so that there is a "zero tolerance" law specifically aimed at those under age 21 who drink and drive. When a person is charged with underage drunk driving, there are a multitude of penalties that can be assessed, such as a license suspension. It is essential to lodge a strong defense against these charges.

Many faces assault charges are alleged road rage accident

In many instances in which there are criminal allegations against a person in Upstate New York, there are numerous different ways they can come about. In some cases, the circumstances are unique to the situation. For example, a person might need to lodge a criminal defense after an incident in which there was no original intent to commit a crime such as in a traffic incident. Regardless of the case, those who have been placed under arrest must make certain that they formulate a strong defense from the start.

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