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The second reason for fighting your New York speeding ticket is automobile insurance rates.
Most people are aware that having a speeding ticket on your record can increase your
insurance rates. What many people do not know is that, if you have a clean record (no points or
accidents), and you are convicted of one minor speeding ticket, your insurance rates will not
increase. For insurance purposes, a minor speeding ticket is one where you are convicted of
only proceeding 15 mph above the limit.With insurance rates already high for drivers with a
clean driving record, it is important to fight your New York speeding ticket to keep your rate as
low as possible. Another thing you can do to keep your rate low is to take the driver safety
class.

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This six-hour session will take 4 points off your New York point total plus save you 10% off your
auto insurance.The final reason to fight your New York State speeding summons is financial.
The fine for a NYS speeding ticket is, at least, $90. Plus, New York State adds a $50 surcharge to
the fine making the cost of your speeding ticket $140. Moreover, for a 6-point speeding ticket
conviction, the New York DMV will impose yet another fee called the Driver Responsibility
Assessment Fee of $300. This fee increases by $75 for every point above 6 on your NY
motorist's driving record. Therefore, a conviction to a New York State speeding ticket can get
very expensive.As discussed above, there are, therefore, three very good reasons to fight your
NYS speeding ticket even if you have an otherwise clean record.

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It is therefore recommended that you consult with a New York traffic lawyer in the event you
are charged with a high New York speeding ticket, have a bad driver record or are issued
multiple New York traffic ticket violations.The author, Matthew J. Weiss, Esq. graduated Hofstra
Law School in 1984. He was Law Review and won the law school's prestigious Procedure Award.
Upon graduation, he became one of the first Hofstra Law School graduates to work at the New
York State Court of Appeals working on various appellate matters.Mr. Weiss then worked for
two years at Rivkin, Radler, Bayh, Hart & Kremer, a 200-plus attorney law firm, representing
various clients, such as municipalities, insurance companies and large corporations, in various
litigation matters. He also continued to do substantial appellate work.

				
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