of Fairfield County, Connecticut
where you could be issued a speeding or traffic ticket
County, Connecticut is considered the gateway to New England. The I-95 northeast
corridor runs lengthwise through Fairfield County, CT, as does the Merritt
Parkway, also known as Route 15. Interstate I-95 and the Merritt Parkway both
traverse through the towns of Greenwich, Darien, Westport, Fairfield and Stratford,
as well as the cities if Norwalk, Stamford, and Bridgeport. Further north,
Interstate I-84 traverses Fairfield County, Connecticut east and west, cutting
through the city of Danbury and the towns of Newtown and Bethel, CT. Many
speeding tickets, CT MV Law § 14-219, as well as reckless driving tickets
for traveling 86 MPH or more, CT MV Law § 14-222, are written on I-95 and
the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield County, CT.
“G” of the Connecticut State Police patrols both the Merritt Parkway and I-95
in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Depending on where in Fairfield County,
CT you were charged with lane violations, CT MV Law § 14-236, operating while
intoxicated (DWI / DUI), CT MV Law § 14-227a, following too close, CT MV Law
§ 14-240, or cell phone violation, CT MV Law § Sec. 14-296aa, your case will
be heard on one of the 4 Geographical Area Courts of Fairfield County, CT.
your ticket was written in the towns of Greenwich and Darien, or the city
of Stamford, it will be heard in the Stamford GA 1 Superior Court. Tickets
written in the towns of Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull,
and the city of Bridgeport are heard in the Bridgeport GA 2 Superior Court.
Tickets written in the city of Danbury and the towns of Bethel, Brookfield,
New Fairfield, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield and Sherman are heard in the Danbury
GA 3 Superior Court. Tickets written in the city of Norwalk and the towns
of New Canaan, Weston, Westport and Wilton are heard in the Norwalk GA 20
you are written a traffic ticket on the Merritt Parkway or Interstate I-95
in Fairfield County, CT, you could be charged with a criminal misdemeanor
or a non-criminal violation. Examples of automobile misdemeanors are charges
such as CT MV Law § 14-215, operating while license or registration is suspended,
or CT MV Law § 14-222, reckless driving, or DWI / DUI, Connecticut MV Law
§ 14-227a. While all speeding tickets and moving violations are serious, cause
insurance increases, and can cause a license suspension, auto crimes are worse
because a conviction also creates a permanent criminal history and a risk
of jail time. Charges such as Connecticut MV Law § 14-219, speeding, traveling
unreasonably fast, MV Law § 14-218a, uninsured, CT MV Law § 14-213b, following
too close, CT MV Law § 14-240, and multiple lane highways, CT MV Law § 14-236
are not crimes but violations which do not create a permanent criminal history
or threat of jail time.
Fairfield County, CT speeding and traffic court defense attorneys and lawyers
know and understand the nuances and differences between how each trooper conducts
enforcement and how each court and judge likes to proceed in the court room.
In addition, we will get your personal court appearance
waived and go to court for you. This means that you will not have to take
off time from work, school, or your schedule to go to court.
caution for truckers traveling in Fairfield County, Connecticut
State of Connecticut has 2 inspection stations in Fairfield County, CT. One
is located in Greenwich by exit 2 on I-95 northbound, and the other is located
in Danbury on I-84 by exit 2 eastbound. Because of this, many trucker tickets
are written in Fairfield, CT and returned to the Stamford and Danbury Superior
Courts. Our Fairfield County, CT trucking traffic defense lawyers know and
understand how to fight your trucking ticket so that it does not negatively
impact on your ability to drive for a living. We also get your personal
court appearance waived so that you can stay on the road earning money while
we fight your ticket here in Fairfield County, CT.
tickets such as log book violations can have serious consequences on all truckers,
especially Class “A” CDL holders. Below is a list of the more common Fairfield,
Connecticut trucker violations. While not an exhaustive list, pleading guilty
to any of these violations could trigger a massive insurance increase, uninsurability
by an employer, or a suspension of your driver’s license, either just the
CDL portion or the license in total:
Towing and pushing of vehicles. Double trailers and semitrailers.
Regulation of commercial vehicle combinations.
Width and length of vehicles. Exceptions. Permits.
Special permits for vehicles of excessive height.
Special permits for trailers.
Operating vehicles of over four tons' capacity on restricted highways.
Operating overweight commercial vehicles. Highway weighing required.
Weight restrictions for vehicles, trailers or other objects. Highway weighing
Weight restrictions for motor buses. Penalties.
Vehicles equipped with auxiliary power or idle reduction technology unit.
Weight of vehicles and trailers restricted.
Weight of vehicles and trailers engaged in construction work.
Weight of refuse vehicles.
Permits for nonconforming vehicles. Regulations
Securing of loads.
Limits for weakening of vehicle frames
Projecting loads. Carrying of animals.