Legal Question in Traffic Law in New York

I was pulled over by a traffic cop for driving without a seatbelt. Unfortunately, since I did not have my insurance info on me, he issued me several tickets, including one for uninsured vehicle, which in NY State costs $750. The thing is, the car IS insured under my mother's policy. If I show my insurance info to the DMV, can I get this beaten? If he shows up in court should I decide to fight this, what are the chances that I will lose? And what is the worst that can happen if I do lose? What's the worst that can happen if I simply plead guilty and pay the (expensive) fines?

Asked on 8/31/13, 7:13 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Dennis OSullivan The Law Office of Dennis O'Sullivan

If you can get a letter from your (mom's) insurance carrier stating that on the date of the violation the vehicle was covered with no lapse that ticket will be dismissed.

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Answered on 8/31/13, 7:48 pm

Yefim Rubinov Yefim Rubinov Attorney at Law

Mr. OSullivan is correct

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Answered on 8/31/13, 8:43 pm
Robert Evans Robert S. Evans esq.

Do NOT under any circumstances plead guilty. You may have a viable defense to the charges. YOU MAY CONTACT MY OFFICE @ 7188340087 FOR A FREE PHONE CONSULTATION.

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Answered on 9/01/13, 1:32 pm

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