Saturday, April 19, 2014


What is the cost of a Schuyler speeding ticket?

If you are reading this blog, then there is a pretty good chance that you received a traffic ticket along I-90 which is returnable in Schuyler Town Court.  As everyone knows, a conviction to a traffic ticket, such a speeding ticket, can result in lots of money in fines and a lot of aggravation.  If you are looking to save time, money, and points on your license, then give our Schuyler ticket lawyers a call to learn how we can help. We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

How many points am I facing?

A conviction to a speeding ticket can result in a points being assessed against your license.  The points depend on the rate of speed that you were going.  She the chart below.

01 to 10 mph over the limit                      3
11 to 204
21 to 306
31 to 408
More than 4011

How many are my fines?

Once a driver is convicted of speeding, a fine will be set by the presiding judge.  The fines are controlled by statute and the judge can assess the fines based upon the facts and circumstances surrounding the case.

Below is a list of fines associated with some of the most frequently issued tickets in NY. Fines are subject to change without notice.

First-time speeding offense
$45 to $600
One or more speeding tickets
(within eighteen months)
Up to $1,575
Traffic Infraction
Disobey a Traffic Signal
(red light)
Misdemeanor Convictions
(no other penalty provided)
Uninspected Vehicles
Unregistered Vehicle or Trailer
Equipment Violations of Vehicle or Trailer
$ varies based on the charge and location          

About the Court

Schuyler Town Court is located at 2090 State Route 5 in Utica New York. Its postal zip code is 13502.  It is located in Herkimer County.  The court code is NY021131J and the Justice Code is 21284.

The court is part time court and has limited jurisdiction over cases.  With respect to civil cases, the majority of cases are considered small claims cases such as landlord tenant matters and monetary disputes under $3,000.00.  With respect to criminal cases, the majority of cases are misdemeanors.  This court has some authority to act on felony charges but for the most part, felonies are heard in County Court.  This court maintains an active traffic court calendar.  Traffic cases vary from speeding tickets to cell phone violation.

Although this is a part time court, it is very efficient and well run. It has a reputation as one of the finest courts in the State.


Interstate 90 traverses in an east and west bound direction.   The majority of the highway as it passes through Herkimer County is limited to 65 mph.  It is important that drivers pay close attention to the speeding limits to avoid getting tagged with a costly ticket.

Speeding tickets are usually issued by the New York State Police from Troop T.  Speeding tickets are usually verified by Stalker Dual radar and visual estimation.

If you are in need our services, call our traffic ticket lawyers now to learn how we can help.  We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

About our firm:  If you have a speeding ticket, call our lawyers to learn how we can help you save money, time, and points on your license.  We are lead by a former NYC prosecutor and have successfully represented thousands of drivers.  We have the skills necessary to assist you achieve the best possible outcome on your case.