New York State and Ontario share speeding ticket information under reciprocal agreements.
New York Speeding Tickets
New York State speeding tickets appear on Ontario drivers records.
The conviction is registered under a reciprocal agreement between Ontario and NY State.
Where a driver is convicted in NY State of speeding, the conviction is forwarded by the NY State to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO). The MTO puts the NY State speeding ticket on the Ontario driving record.
The conviction stays on the driving record for 3 years and is available for the insurance to see and base your rates upon.
Any conviction for a New York State traffic ticket comes back to your Ontario drivers licence for 3 years from the conviction date, including any demerit points.
The conviction for a a New York State speeding ticket will be listed as an “Out of Province Conviction”.
Fighting NY State Tickets
Different from Ontario, a lawyer must represent a driver in the traffic court.
The New York State lawyer may be able to;
drop the speeding ticket to no demerit points
change the speeding ticket to a parking fine,
which would not appear on a driving record
cancel the ticket
if the driver takes a New York State online driving course
negotiate any acceptable penalty or payment to the court
New York State Traffic Ticket Lawyers
Although Ontario drivers can go to New York State to fight the ticket themselves, drivers may consider to be represented by a New York State lawyer.
The lawyer would know the law, local court system and resolutions, like dropping the speeding ticket to just a fine, non-moving violation, or how to save your demerit points. The lawyer will know the who, what, where of the traffic court system.
Typical fees to fight a speeding ticket in New York State are five hundred dollars or less for most tickets.
To fight your New York State Speeding Ticket contact Mafrici Law >