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Texting While Driving

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New York Texting While Driving Lawyer 

Experienced Legal Representation For Drivers Cited For Texting While Driving 

Texting while driving is one of the most common “distracted driving” offenses and carries five points. At Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C., we have extensive knowledge and experience handling traffic offenses in court. 

Our founding attorney is a former traffic court judge who knows how the other side thinks and operates in these cases. We use that knowledge and experience in building effective defense strategies.

Distractions While Driving

Various actions are diverting your attention from the road fall under the umbrella of distracted driving.

They include:

  • Personal distractions - talking on a cell phone, texting, eating, drinking, grooming, using other electronic devices, and more.
  • Internal distractions - other passengers, pets, or objects in the vehicle
  • External distractions - other vehicles, the roadway, the weather, and more

Have you received a ticket for texting while driving? Call Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C. today at (212) 235-1525or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our texting and driving lawyer in New York! 

How Much is a Cell Phone Ticket in New York?

Under New York Law, if you are convicted of distracted driving or cell phone ticket, you will face the following fines:

  • First Offense: $50-$200 fine.
  • Second Offense (Within 18 months): $50-$250 fine
  • Third Offense (Within 18 months): $50-$450 fine

In addition to the fines, you will receive five points on your driving record and a possible license suspension.

Holding Your Phone While Driving

Under New York Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) Section 1225c-d, it is a violation to hold a mobile phone to your ear or even in immediate proximity to your ear. This violation also includes maneuvering to gain access to your cell phone.

Understanding the Consequences of Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is not only dangerous, but it can also have serious legal consequences. In New York, texting while driving is considered a primary offense, meaning that law enforcement can pull you over solely for texting behind the wheel. If you are caught texting while driving, you may face:

  • Hefty fines
  • Points on your driving record
  • Increased insurance premiums
  • License suspension
  • Possible jail time

At Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C., our experienced texting while driving lawyers understand the complexities of New York traffic laws and can provide you with the skilled legal representation you need. We will work diligently to protect your rights and minimize the potential consequences of a texting while driving citation.

Don't let a texting while driving ticket derail your life. Contact our dedicated New York texting while driving attorney today to schedule a consultation and discuss your options.

Contact Our Texting While Driving Attorney Today 

Hiring a trusted New York texting while driving attorney to help you fight the consequences of a texting ticket could save you hundreds of dollars and points on your record. At Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C., we have earned a solid reputation for the effectiveness of our work. Let an experienced New York texting while driving lawyer work to get your violation reduced or dismissed. 

Contact Martin A. Kron & Associates, P.C. today to schedule a FREE consultation and discuss the circumstances of your ticket with our New York texting while driving defense lawyer!

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