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May 2016 Archives

It matters where you got your speeding ticket

It may seem as though all speeding tickets are the same. Whether you get your speeding ticket on the Taconic Parkway or on a street in a Hudson Valley town, the ticket amount may look the same. However, the actual town or village court that handles your ticket may have an impact on the outcome of your case.

Police increase patrols during Memorial Day weekend

On May 25, the governor of New York announced that the entire state will be increasing controls in order to combat impaired driving during Memorial Day weekend. The increased patrols are scheduled to run from May 27 to May 30. In 2014, 317 people were killed in the state of New York over Memorial Day weekend.

Marijuana laws may not accurately measure drivers' impairment

New York residents may know that driving under the influence of drugs such as cannabis is illegal. According to the AAA safety foundation, laws determining whether a driver is impaired by marijuana have no scientific merit. States such as Colorado, Montana and Pennsylvania determine whether a driver is impaired based on how much THC is in their system. However, researchers say that it is almost impossible to determine whether a driver has used recently or has merely used at some point in the past.

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