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New bill could help low-income individuals repay tickets

New York has many drivers, and as a result, there are a good number of traffic tickets issued each year. New York's fines, however, have the largest effect on the poor, according to a lawmaker in Syracuse. An assemblywoman and national advocacy group have made a plan to change the laws that they believe unfairly punish the poor by taking away their licenses for violations including a single unpaid traffic ticket.

Speeding tickets affect millions of people: Learn more

A speeding ticket can be frustrating, but for the most part, people are so familiar with them that they don't seem to be a big deal. The truth is that these tickets can have a significant impact on you, and you still have a right to defend yourself against them.

Paying a ticket is pleading guilty: Know your rights

If you're caught committing a traffic violation, you'll likely get a ticket. You may have to pay fines or go to court, too. For the most part, people simply pay their fines and move on because traffic tickets are common and aren't always considered to be serious. However, from a legal standpoint, they can be damaging.

Speeding tickets add up, especially in school zones

Speeding in a school zone is a traffic crime that can have significant penalties. School zones are generally marked with signs and flashing lights that warn people to slow down. There may be markings on the road to indicate that there are pedestrian crossings and schools nearby.

Should you plead not guilty to a traffic ticket?

You were rushed to get to school on the day you got your speeding ticket. You were weaving between vehicles, and you were going over the speed limit to try to get to your classes on time. Unfortunately, a police officer saw your unusual behavior and pulled you over.

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