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What you should know about the Georgia Super Speeder Law

What is the Georgia Super Speeder Law? A "Super Speeder" is any driver, including out-of-state drivers, convicted of: Speeding at 75 mph or more on a 2-lane road; or, Speeding at 85 mph or more on any road or highway in the State of Georgia. If your vioaltion falls within the criteria for Super Speeder, the law requires that you to pay $200, in addition to the court fines and fees. How will I know about the Super Speeder Fine? Once convicted of speeding at 75 mph or more, the Georgia Department of Driver Services will notify you of the $200 Super Speeder fee by...

Georgia Driver Points System

Any driver that accumulates 15 points or more in any 24 month period will have their driver license suspended. Points assessed for traffic convictions range from 2-6 points as indicated below. 6 - Point Traffic Convictions Aggressive Driving Unlawful Passing a School Bus Speeding -  34 mph or more over the posted speed limit 4 - Point Traffic Convictions Reckless driving Improper passing on a hill or curve Speeding - 24 to 33 mph over the posted speed limit 3 - Point Traffic Convictions Speeding,19 to 23 miles an hour over the posted speed Failure to obey a...

5 Points of Advice From a Deputy Sheriff With a Lawyer’s Perspective

Deputy Sheriff Michael Quigley of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department has given more tickets than any other person in the county over the last the years. He gives about 10 to 20 per day in the Syracuse-area, giving 67 in one 14-hour period.

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Challenging the Evidence in DWI Cases

This article was adapted from partner David C. Bruffett's chapter in "Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York, 2015 ed. published by Aspatore Books. Please call (315) 364-1155 or email us for a free consultation with Mr. Bruffett about your DWI case. I challenge the prosecution’s discovery practices and evidence in a DWI case early on, way before trial. I first try to bring any challenges to the DA because DA’s are busy; they have dozens of cases, and they rarely want to spend a lot of time and effort on a case...

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New York Highway Use Tax Violations

Carriers operating a commercial vehicle on New York public highways are subject to a New York Highway Use Tax Law. This post covers how that law applies.

5 Benefits of Hiring a Traffic Lawyer to Fight Your Ticket

Protect your record, control expenses, eliminate fines. It is also convenient and relatively stress free. Learn more.

Delaware Drivers: Impact of New York Traffic Convictions

This post discusses the effect that a New York traffic ticket conviction will have a Delaware licensed driver.

Settlement Options Available to DWI Clients: Ignition Interlock Device Issues

This article was adapted from partner David C. Bruffett's chapter in "Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York, 2015 ed. published by Aspatore Books. The negotiation process in a DWI case generally includes an effort to reduce the charges to something less serious. For instance, if my client is a first time offender with a BAC under .13, a common result is getting the charges reduced to Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) with a fine of $500 and a surcharge of $260. The sentence is generally a conditional discharge with an instruction to...

4 Basics of the Fourth Amendment’s Exclusionary Rule

The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the vast body of search and seizure law is important in criminal defense generally, and in drug cases in particular. As attorneys, we always pay close attention to the manner in which evidence against our clients was obtained.

Attacking Key Evidence at DWI Trials

This article was adapted from partner David C. Bruffett's chapter in "Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York, 2015 ed. published by Aspatore Books. Please call (315) 364-1155 or email us for a free consultation with Mr. Bruffett about your DWI case. Sources of Prosecution Evidence in DWI Case The arresting officer’s testimony is a key component of the evidence typically presented at a DWI trial, along with any dash cam evidence and field and/or chemical test results. If all of that evidence is not in place the...

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