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Broome County Speeding Ticket
Speeding Tickets in Broome County

If you received a speeding ticket in Broome County, you should consult with an experienced traffic defense attorney immediately because there are options available to help you fight your ticket.

Broome County covers approximately 700 square miles and is located in the south-central part of New York just north of Pennsylvania. The major highways running through Broome County include Interstate 81 and 88 alone with Route 11and Route 17. Broome County also is home to Binghamton University and Broome County Community College. With so many small towns, villages, major highways and universities within Broome County, police officers are always on the lookout for traffic violations, especially speeding.

If you are being charged with speeding in Broome county you have the option to fight the charge against you and either win a dismissal of the charges or negotiate a reduction in fines and points.  Ignoring the ticket is never a good idea and failing to answer the ticket in a timely manner can result in having your driving privileges in NY suspended and even revoked.

The fines for speeding tickets can range from $150 to $600, not to mention NYS surcharges and a possible DMV Driver Responsibility Assessment. The Driver Responsibility Assessment is a separate fine charged to you when you reach 6 points against your license in New York. At 6 points you will be fined $100 each year for 3 years. Each point that you get over 6 points is an additional $25 a year for 3 years.

An experienced traffic defense attorney can analyze your traffic violation matter and provide a solid defense that will keep your fines and exposure to points at a minimum. In New York, points can have a significant impact on your auto insurance rates. A lawyer can defend you in court and make sure to limit the damage a costly traffic ticket may cause you. The best part is that, in most cases, if you hire legal representation, you will not have to come to court.

Contact The Rosenblum Law Firm to assist you with your speeding ticket matter in Broome County.  We can offer you a free consultation about your case and have our attorney’s fight on your behalf.

Our attorneys have represented clients in all the courts in Broome County for both traffic and criminal matters including Barker Town, Binghamton Town, Chenango Town, Colesville Town, Conklin Town, Deposit Village, Dickinson Town, Endicott Village, Fenton Town, Johnson City Village, Kirkwood Town, Lisle Town, Maine Town, Nanticoke Town, Sanford Town, Triangle Town, Union Town, Vestal Town, and Windsor Town.

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  1. Hi sir

    During my last visit to state on 27 nov 2013. A traffic ticket was issued to me with the speed reading at 81/55 along Broome freeway heading NYC. And I plan spend my Christmas at state this year.

    Thus for my case should I pay it in order for me enter to state and what are the procedures n processing to pay the ticket and therefore is there any negligence or appeal.

    for my ticket. Seek for your advise n your revert is much appreciated. Best rgds Luis nyau from Malaysia tq

  2. I just receive a speeding ticket of 91 mph in a 65. What are the penalties I’m facing if this is my first offense in NY? I am a student at Howard University who was traveling to Cornell and got pulled over. I am absolutely positive I was not going that fast because I remember slowing down because I was listening to directions from my passengers. The officer then accused me of slowing down to 5 mph when I saw him coming out on the roadway, but I slowed down due to apprehension and anxiety. I was trying to allow him to merge on. Please advise me.

    • You are facing a 6 point ticket which will have penalties totaling $693. Additionally, this will significantly impact your insurance rates. You should fight this ticket to avoid these consequences.

  3. Hello Sir,
    I just received a ticket for 77 in a 55 on 88. I have not received a ticket in 8 years and never in NY. I travel over 50,000 miles a year for work and if there is any way to even reduce this it would not effect my job. What do you think?

    • David – you can fight this 6 point ticket in order to attempt to mitigate the fines ($393), DRA assessment ($300), and impact on your insurance rates. While difficult, it is possible to obtain a full dismissal on your ticket.

  4. I received a traffic ticket. The officer stated he clocked me at 75 mph in a 65 mph zone. However, I was not the leading vehicle. I was driving with the flow of traffic and there was a white SUV on my side who was driving at a slightly faster speed than I. I am sure of this because the vehicle was in process of passing me prior to and after I was pulled over. If I have to pay the ticket that is one fact but I do not want to receive any surcharge points. Receiving point result in additional fees to the court and motor vehicles.

    • Tyreek,

      Unfortunately, under vehicle and traffic law, going with the flow of traffic and not being the lead vehicle make no difference as to whether you are speeding — the cop can pull over any vehicle that is speeding and you just happened to be the one. A 75 in a 65 ticket carries 3 points and $243 in fines and fees. If your record is clean you may be able to get a reduction.

  5. Hi,

    I am from Toronto, Canada and I got a speeding ticket yesterday (82 in a 55 zone) in Broome county. This is my first traffic violations in US or Canada. I do not want this to negatively affect my insurance. I want t know what can we do to help me with this.


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