Traffic Violations

Traffic Violations

Most New York drivers will face the possibility of receiving a traffic ticket at some point in their driving career. With the help of an experienced traffic ticket defense attorney, you may be able to minimize or avoid the negative consequences that come with certain traffic ticket convictions. Mr. Sprowls has experience in obtaining a reductions in the offense level thus resulting in a reduced point level or even an outright dismissal of the ticket altogether in some circumstances. His skilled representation is focused on helping clients preserve their driving record and driving privileges. Mr. Sprowls’ experience includes but is not limited to:

  • Speeding tickets
  • Traffic Device Violations
  • Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License (including suspended licenses)
  • Portable Electronic Device Violations
  • Reckless Driving
  • Tailgating
  • CDL Traffic Violations (including log book violations)

Did you know?

Accumulation of 11 or more points on your license can result in license suspension.

Three speeding tickets within an 18 month period results in mandatory revocation of your license! You can even go to jail if convicted of such offense depending on your speed

Speeding Ticket Penalties

MPH over the limit Points Assessed
1 to 10 MPH 3 points
11 to 20 MPH 4 points
21 to 30 MPH 6 points
31 to 40 MPH 8 points
Over 40 MPH 11 points

Other Traffic Violations

Traffic Violation Points Assessed
Reckless Driving 5 points
Tailgaiting 4 points
Unsafe Lane Change 3 points
Failure to Stop at Stop Sign 3 points
Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device 3 points

""Our criminal justice system is like a Jaguar XKE: incredibly high maintenance and hard to get working but when it does work it's beautiful!"

- Newburgh criminal trial attorney Raymond D. Sprowls

"My passion...isn't diminished in any way from having a guilty client. It's my job to defend my clients and I do that with everything that I have."

- Newburgh drug defense attorney Raymond D. Sprowls

"Keep your mouth shut - no matter what the police say to you!"

- Newburgh defense attorney Raymond D. Sprowls

Ray Sprowls offers a free, in-office consultation. Contact him by

e-mail or call (845) 568-5700.

His criminal defense law firm represents clients in drug crime, DWI, violent crimes and cybercrimes in courts throughout Hudson Valley, New York area.