Fight Your I-90 Speeding Ticket and Save Money
Did you receive a speeding ticket on I-90? If so, you are not alone. Many drivers are unaware of the speed limit changes from 65 mph to 55 mph and find themselves facing hundreds of dollars in fines and thousands more in insurance increases. Fortunately, the attorneys at Villanueva & Sanchala PLLC can help.
About Our Firm: Joseph Villanueva is a former prosecutor and has successfully defended thousands for tickets. He is recognized as one of the finest lawyers in New York State. Combined, the partners have over 40 years of legal experience. Give us a call today and ask for your confidential consultation. We can be reached at 800-893-9645.
Busy Courts: I-90 cuts cross the many court jurisdictions. Two of the busiest courts are Sheridan Town Court and Westfield Town Court. Here is a list of some other busy traffic courts with jurisdiction in along Interstate 90.
- Brutus Town Court
- Canajoharie Village Court
- Canaan Town Court
- Chatham Town Court
- Danube Town Court (Sometime referred to as Little Falls Court)
- DeWitt Town Court
- Dunkirk Town Court
- Evans Town Court
- FLorida Town Court in Amsterdam
- German Flatts
- Glen Town Court (sometimes we’ll be asked if we defend tickets in Fultonville)
- Guilderland Town Court
- Hanover Town Court which is in Silver Creek
- Junius Town Court
- Lancaster Town Court
- Leroy Town Court
- Mentz Town Court
- Pomfret Town Court (some driver’s refer to this court as Fredonia Court)
- Portland Town Court (from time to time driver’s will ask if the court is named Brocton Town Court)
- Ripley Town Court
- Salina Town Court
- Schodack Town Court
- Sheridan Town Court
- Sullivan Town Court
- Victor Town Court
- West Seneca Town Court
- Westfied Town Court
- Wheatland Town Court
ABOUT INTERSTATE 90 – (I – 90)
The I-90 is a 3,000 mile interstate and transcontinental highway which transverses 13 states. Its eastern end begins on Route 1A in Boston, MA while its western end can be found on SR 519 in Seattle, Washington. It goes through the states of Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. It passes through major cities like Chicago, Boston, Buffalo, Billings, Madison, Spokane, Gary and many others. It follows toll roads east of the Wisconsin-Illinois border.
Several highways, including the Massachusetts Turnpike, Indiana Toll Road, Jane Addams Memorial Highway and several others were renamed to form what is known today as the I- 90. In the 1950s, the road that was known then as the US-10 was expanded to include four highways. In the subsequent decades, it incorporated the highways named above to develop into the interstate highway that we know today.
The I-90 covers the following routes across various states. In Washington, it begins at the SR519 and exits at Spokane near the Idaho State Line. It transverses for 119 kilometres through Idaho and exits at Lookout Pass as it enters Montana. The I-90 enters Montana from Shoshone County in Idaho and exits just south of Alberton. After splitting from the I-94 in Montana, the highway enters Wyoming for a 208 mile stretch before exiting again via Sand Creek Road into South Dakota. The I-90 enters South Dakota through Lawrence County. The highway exits South Dakota just west of Manley and Beaver Creek and enters Minnesota. The I-90 enters Minnesota at Rock Creek and runs for 275 miles before exiting at the La Crescent. It enters Wisconsin at La Crosse and exits at the Badger Interchange. The interstate enters Illinois at South Beloit, runs for 107 miles and exits at Indiana Toll Head Road at the Chicago Skyway. It runs through Indiana for 157 miles before exiting at the Ohio Turnpike. The Ohio portion of the I-90 is 255 miles long and exits at Conneaut near the Pennsylvania State Line. The I-90 enters through Springfield Township in Erie County and runs for a short 46 miles before exiting at the New York Thruway which starts at Chautauqua County. The I-90 then runs for 386 miles before exiting at Mass Pike in Stockbridge Massachusetts. After entering through the Berkshire connector from New York, the route runs on the Mass Turnpike for 138 miles and exits at Route 1A in Boston.
Sights to see
There are a number of sights to see along the 3000 mile interstate. The World’s Smallest Church in Oneida New York is a 3 by 6 inch church in the middle of a pond. The Birthplace of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio is another place worth checking out. It is the home of Jerry Spiegel who created Superman. Pop music fans will want to check out Michael Jackson’s childhood home in Gary, Indiana. Lake Kegonsa State Park in Stoughton, Wisconsin has a 3200 acre lake, hiking trails, a beach and several picnic areas. The SPAM museum will appeal to road trippers who would like to learn about the history of this famous lunch meat. History buffs will also appreciate a trip to the Wounded Knee massacre monument where over 150 Lakota men, women and children were killed during a battle in 1890. Our lady of the Rockies is another interesting site along the I-90. It is a statue of the Virgin Mary located in Butte, Minnesota. The Oasis Bordello Museum in Wallace Indiana is a former brothel that was shut down in 1988. Washington D.C. offers a variety of sights including the scenic John Wayne Pioneer Trail set in 145 acres of pristine woodlands that go all the way from Iron Horse State Park to Tekoa.
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.