Right to Drive & Insurance Rates

Right to Drive & Insurance Rates

Lawyers Counteracting the Impact of Traffic Violations

When people have amassed points on their New York driver’s license because of multiple or serious traffic violations, including DWI , they are often worried about two things: Am I going to lose my license? What will happen to my car insurance? If you have accumulated six points within an 18-month period, you will receive a “driver responsibility assessment,” a fine of a minimum of $100 that you will have to pay for three years. Once you have 11 points within 18 months on your driver’s license, you risk license suspension and fines. Your automobile insurance company may also either increase your rates dramatically, refuse to renew your insurance or even drop you altogether — forcing you into an assigned risk pool and making you pay an exorbitant rate of car insurance.

Do you have too many points on your driver’s license? Call the Poughkeepsie-area traffic violations law firm of Edward T. McCormack at 800-686-2840 for a free consultation to discuss your options.

Let Us Deal With the Insurance Company

With over 30 years of experience, attorney Edward McCormack understands how insurance companies work and how to work the system to help minimize risk for clients. When a DWI is involved, we will fight to get your charge reduced from felony DWI to a misdemeanor. We know all about radar and will fight to get your speeding ticket reduced in points or thrown out altogether. By keeping your points down, we can help you maintain both your driving privileges and your car insurance rates from skyrocketing.

Contact a Lawyer With Experience

If you have received a speeding ticket or have been charged with DWI / DWAI, contact a lawyer with a track record of telling it like it is and getting successful outcomes. Contact us by e-mail or call us at 800-686-2840 to schedule a free consultation.