Poughkeepsie (City), New York
Poughkeepsie (pronounced “puh-KIP-see”) is a city in Dutchess County, New York. It is considered part of the Hudson Valley region and acts as the county seat of Dutchess County. As of March of 2022, the population was 30,953. The city is located roughly halfway between Albany and New York City. Poughkeepsie was at one point the capital of New York State. The city’s current economy is supported by several large companies including IBM (International Business Machines).
Traffic Tickets in Poughkeepsie (City), New York
City roads are monitored by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department. Officers conduct vehicle stops with probable cause of a traffic violation. The Poughkeepsie City Court is busy all year round handling a wide range of traffic violations. Traffic infractions include driving with a broken car lamp, driving with a suspended license, and using a cell phone. Speeding tickets are issued as well. The city’s speed limit is 30 miles per hour.
US-Route 9 is the largest road in the city. It is a four-lane highway that cuts through Poughkeepsie and runs parallel to the Hudson River. The speed limit on US-9 fluctuates between 45 and 55 miles per hour. US-9 is where most of the city’s speeding charges originate.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
If you have been issued a ticket in the City of Poughkeepsie, consider getting in touch with the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. We are a traffic ticket defense firm that has been assisting motorists in Dutchess County for over twelve years. We can take on any traffic case in Poughkeepsie City Court. The lawyers of the Benjamin Goldman Law Office have been able to obtain substantial reductions in court on behalf of our clients. In some cases, we were able to get charges dismissed entirely. You reach out at your convenience to learn more about our firm’s services. Consultations are complimentary.
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.