If you received a second page attached to your uniform traffic ticket, it is likely a Supporting Deposition / CPL 710.30 Notice. This second page combines the Supporting Deposition, at the top of the page, with an NYS Criminal Procedure Law 710.30 notice, at the bottom of the page. The NYS CPL 710.30 notice makes you aware of any statement that the People intend to use against you.
If you made any statements to the officer, that they intend to use against you when prosecuting your case, those statements will be provided at the bottom of the supporting deposition.
What is a Supporting...
"Traffic Infraction is defined by the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law section 155.
A traffic infraction is not a crime. If you are charged with a traffic infraction, as opposed to misdemeanor or felony, it means that you do not have to appear in court and you may answer the ticket by mail. That answer may be "guilty" or "not guilty." We strongly advise against pleading guilty without first seeking a reduction.
A misdemeanor, on the other hand, is a classified as a crime and requires a physical appearance in court for an arraignment. Misdemeanors also...
Plea Bargaining for a Reduction
The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets, that drivers do not plead guilty to, are resolved through plea bargaining. Plea bargaining occurs with the prosecutor whereby the prosecutor makes an offer to the driver to plead guilty to a reduced charge. The reason the prosecutor makes these offers is to resolve the case. Otherwise the prosecutors would have to have a trial for every ticket. The prosecutor also seeks to serve the interests of justice. The amount of the reduction is a matter for argument.
For example, a driver is charged with...
This charge is for talking on your phone while driving. This post lists the fines and consequences of a conviction that the ticket does not tell you.
Your ticket for speeding a construction zone does not state the fine or consequences of a conviction. This post does.
This post lists the fines and consequences of convictions for the most common types of speeding tickets.
Speeding in a school zone can be a sensitive issue for prosecutors and judges. Read this post to learn the fines and consequences of the school zone speeding ticket.
Deputy Sheriff Michael Quigley of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department has given more tickets than any other person in the county over the last the years. He gives about 10 to 20 per day in the Syracuse-area, giving 67 in one 14-hour period.
Carriers operating a commercial vehicle on New York public highways are subject to a New York Highway Use Tax Law.
This law requires that vehicles have a Highway Use Tax (HUT) decal indicating compliance with the law. Failing to have this decal creates a presumption that the vehicle is not in compliance with the law.
Violations of Section 1815 are punishable as follows:
First conviction: Fine between $100 and $250
Second and subsequent convictions: Fine between $250 and $500, or jail for up to 10 days
A driver may also be deemed to violate Section 1815 if the driver:
If you receive a traffic conviction in New York State, Delaware will be notified of the offense as both states are members of the Driver License Compact. Once notified, Delaware may record the conviction and assess points against your Delaware license according to Delaware’s point system.
If the New York ticket carries 6 or more points, in addition to the court fine, the New York DMV will impose an additional fine called a Driver Responsibility Assessment.
To avoid points, fines, and potential insurance premium increases please call (315) 364-1155 to discuss your New York traffic...