Speeding & Traffic Ticket Lawyer in
Rochester City, New York

Rochester City, New York

Not to be confused with the Town of Rochester in Ulster County, New York.

Rochester is a city in Monroe County, New York. As of July of 2022, it had a population of 207,347, making it the fourth largest city by population in New York State. Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, around seventy-five miles east of Buffalo and around ninety miles west of Syracuse. A number of towns and suburban communities surround Rochester, and the population of the entire metropolitan area is around 750,000. The population of the city itself has been slightly decreasing over the years, but there has been a population increase in the metropolitan area. The increase belies the trend of other areas in upstate New York, indicating the city’s relatively strong economic roots and overall quality of life of the area.

Traffic Tickets in Rochester City, New York

The city has jurisdiction over a significant portion of I-490, a very busy interstate that runs east and west through the downtown area. A large volume of tickets for speeding come from this interstate. The speed limit on I-490 fluctuates between 60 and 50 miles per hour, with the latter occurring near entrance and exit ramps. I-490 is exclusively patrolled by the New York State Police. Along with speeding tickets they also cite motorists for unsafe lane changing and other serious matters.

A sizable number of tickets come from the city streets. Cell phone tickets are some of the most frequently issued, along with tickets for disobeying a traffic control device, failing to yield to pedestrians, and speeding. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in Rochester is 25 miles per hour. The streets in Rochester are patrolled by the Rochester Police Department and occasionally, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.

Traffic violations issued in Rochester are adjudicated by the Rochester Traffic Violations Agency in conjunction with the Rochester City Court. If you were issued a ticket on the interstate or on the city streets, do not hesitate to reach out to the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. We can explore the legal options available to you and possibly get your ticket reduced significantly.

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office offers legal representation to ticketed motorists in Rochester. We are a large and popular traffic ticket defense firm. Our lawyers are highly knowledgeable in Vehicle & Traffic Law and we fight aggressively for our clients. Regardless of the violation charged, we can defend you. You would not have to appear in court personally. If you are interested in our services, you are free to inquire at any time. We offer complimentary consultations to anyone ticketed in Rochester.

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.

Information on the Rochester Traffic Violations Agency

Address: 200 East Main Street, Suite B-002, Rochester, New York 14614
Location: Google Maps
Phone: (585) 428-6555
E-mail: rtva@cityofrochester.gov
More Information: Rochester Traffic Violations Agency Website