Fight Your I-84 Speeding Ticket and Save Money
Did you receive a speeding ticket on I-84? If so, you are not alone. Each year, thousands of drivers are issued an expensive speeding ticket on their way to visit their kids at college, vacation, and business. Many drivers are unaware of the speed limit changes from 65 mph to 55 mph and find themselves facing hundreds of dollars in fines, hundreds more in a Driver’s Responsibility Assessment fee payable to Albany, and even more in insurance increases.
Some of these penalties can be reduced or eliminated by hiring our experienced I-84 Ticket Lawyers. We can help.
About Our Firm: Our law firm has been recognized as some of the finest lawyers in New York State and we have been more than 30 years of legal experience. Our traffic ticket defense practice is led by a former prosecutor with the knowledge and skills to fight for you. Give us a call today and ask for your confidential consultation. We can be reached at 800-893-9645.
Busy Courts: I-84 cuts cross the many counties in New York State. As such, many different courts have jurisdiction over tickets along this busy highway. Some of the more active courts to receive tickets include:
- Fishkill Town Court
- Greenville Town Court in Port Jervis
- Kent Town Court In Kent Lakes
- Middletown Justice Court
- Montgomery Town Court
- Newburgh Town Court
- Wawayanda Town Court in Slate Hill
- East Fishkill Town Court in Hopewell Junction
Interesting Tidbits about Interstate 84
Interstate 84 is a freeway that follows the US 6 corridor and runs from Pennsylvania up to Massachusetts. It is a popular route, connecting PA through I-81 and New England through the Mass Pike. It is 232 miles long and begins at I-81 in Dunmore, PA near Scranton and ends at the I-90 (Mass Pike) near Sturbridge, MA. It passes through several cities including Boston, Danbury, Hartford, Newburgh, Beacon, Scranton and others. It goes through several types of terrain including the hilly Poconos in Pennsylvania and the Hudson Valley in Connecticut.
I-84 was originally supposed to cut across the Moosic Mountains in order to meet up with I-81 at Moosic. However, rough terrain and engineering difficulties led to the I-84 being realigned to run along the I-380 and into Dunmore, PA. It was extended to overlap with the I-380 in 1972 and reach the I-81 in Scranton. The I-84 was originally supposed to run from Hartford to Providence Rhode Island but environmental concerns about the Nathan Hale State Forest and Scituate Reservoir led to the cancellation of these plans. As a result, the I-84 was designated to run from Hartford Connecticut and up to Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
The I-84 starts at I-81 in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, and runs for about two miles before interchanging with the I-380 and heads west through the Poconos and into Wayne and Pike Counties. The I-84 reaches its highest point (1800 feet) in Pennsylvania. I-84 then enters New York by crossing the Neversink and Delaware rivers. It runs along the New Jersey State Line for about a mile before climbing up to Orange County where it joins the NY-17, the New York Thruway Section of the I-87. It crosses the Hudson River at the Newburg-Beacon Bridge. It exits at the state line and enters Connecticut through the City of Danbury. It passes through several towns in Connecticut and joins several other roads and interstates including; Route 6 and 202, CT8, Interstate 691, and Route 171. At the border town of Union, the I-84 crosses into Massachusetts. It passes through the town of Holland and on to Sturbridge before ending at exit I-90.
The I-84 passes through several cities. These include: Scranton in Pennsylvania, Port Jervis, Middletown, Newburgh and Bacon in New York, and Danbury, Waterbury, Bristol, New Britain and Vernon in Connecticut. Several of these towns offer great attractions to people on the road.
Port Jervis is a town in Western Orange County New York, located on the confluence of the Delaware and Neversink Rivers. It was named one of the coolest small towns in America by Budget Travel Magazine in 2008. It has a small population of 8,828 as per the 2010 census. Originally a major point for shipping coal via canal and railroad in earlier years, it is famous today as a gateway for tourists who want to go kayaking, rafting and canoeing in the Delaware Watergap National Recreational area and its surroundings. Port Jervis was first settled in 1690 and incorporated as a city in 1901.
Interstate 84 runs through Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. It runs through various types of terrain including mountains and valleys, rivers and lakes in addition to towns, residential areas and farmlands. There are a variety of attractions for drivers who want a break from the road, with several national parks, museums, lakes and other points of interest.
New York State Point System:
The number of points a driver is facing will depend on the nature of the charge. Most moving violations will vary from 0 to 11 points. The majority of clients that hire our firm are facing a speeding ticket. This chart will help you quickly ascertain the number of points you are facing.
01 to 10 mph over the limit
11 to 20
21 to 30
31 to 40
More than 40
Here is a list of some common charges were have helped our client’s fight.
- Speeding under VTL § 1180 (b)
- Speeding under VTL § 1180 (d)
- Cell Phone under VTL § 1225
- Child Seatbelt under VTL § 1229
- Failure to Move Over under VTL § 1144-A
- Failure to Signal under VTL § 1163
- Following Too Closely under VTL § 1129
- Operating Without Insurance under VTL § 319
- Red Light under VTL § 1111
- Stop Sign Violation under VTL § 1172
- Suspended License Operation under VTL § 511.1 (Misdemeanor)
- Unsafe Lane Change under VTL § 1128
What are the benefits of retaining your firm?
Going to court can be a time consuming and stressful proposition for many motorists. Our attorneys have been appearing in traffic courts for years and can assist you in alleviating your stress and help reduce the points levied against your license. By reducing your ticket, we can help save you on rising insurance costs.
We are familiar with the “ins and outs” of the court. Our attorneys have excelled at getting speeding tickets, suspended licenses cases, and other matters either dismissed or reduced. Under most normal circumstances, our client’s never appear in court on traffic infractions. This will saves them valuable time and money. Give us a call today to learn how we can save you money, time, and points on your license at 800-893-9645.