Speeding & Traffic Ticket Lawyer for the
City of New Rochelle, New York

City of New Rochelle, New York

New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York. It is located on the eastern side of the county on the shore of the Long Island Sound. The city is approximately ten miles north of The Bronx., the estimated population of New Rochelle was 80,500. It is the seventh largest city, by population, in New York State. The area was first settled in 1688 by French Protestants, the Huguenots, who were escaping religious persecution in France. Sometime later, the settlement became a township. New Rochelle was incorporated as a city in 1899. Residents refer to the city as New Rock and New Rock City.

Traffic Tickets in the City of New Rochelle

Two highways pass through New Rochelle. The Hutchinson River Parkway runs along the city’s western boundary and then heads north-east. The New England Thruway (I-95) runs through New Rochelle’s downtown area, heading south-west and north-east. The I-95 is accessible within the city via a series of on-ramps. The speed limit on I-95 is different for cars and trucks. Cars observe the 55 mile per hour speed limit. Trucks are required to travel slightly slower, at 50 miles per hour. The speed limit on the Hutchinson River Parkway is also 55 mph (no trucks allowed on the Hutchinson). The typical speed limit on highways in New York is 65 mph. The lower speed limit on the highways in New Rochelle frequently ensnares motorists. Drivers often exceed the speed limit, mostly unintentionally. Traffic stops on the highways are almost always conducted by New York State Police.

The New Rochelle Police Department is the main law enforcement entity for city streets. Occasionally, the New York State Police and the Westchester County Police Department will assist them. Officers of this local precinct issue traffic citations for a wide range of violations, including speeding. The local city speed limit is 30 miles per hour.

For any traffic related charges in New Rochelle, it is prudent that you contact a traffic lawyer before you take action. Specific steps at the outset of a case can make a difference between dismissal of the charges and points on your license. Please note, your attorney can go to court instead of you. Furthermore, you do not need to provide your attorney with a defense in order to fight your charges. A good traffic ticket attorney can get your violation dropped or reduced on procedural and technical grounds, irrelevant of whether the allegations are true or partially true. If you received a traffic citation in New Rochelle, you can contact the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. Our firm offers complimentary consultations.

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a New York State law firm that fights traffic tickets. We have experience in the New Rochelle City Court. Our firm opened in 2011 and since then we have been dedicated to helping motorists with traffic related charges. Our lawyers are typically able to obtain serious reductions or dismissals on behalf of our clients. We are confident that we can handle any case in New Rochelle. To learn more about our firm’s services, you can contact us at your convenience. There is no fee for a consultation.

Points Reduced or Money Back Guarantee*

Our firm offers a Point Reduction or Money Back Guarantee*. This means we will issue a full refund of your legal fee if we are unable to reduce the points added to your license as a result of the ticket.

*Traffic tickets only. Does not apply to misdemeanors and felonies.

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Information on the New Rochelle City Court

Address: 475 North Avenue #2, New Rochelle, New York 10801
Location: Google Maps
Phone: (914) 358-8000
More Information: Court Website

City Judges:
Hon. Matthew J. Costa
Hon. Eileen Songer McCarthy
Hon. Jared R. Rice

Court Clerk:
Magdalena Areizaga

New Rochelle Corporation Counsel