New Haven Traffic Ticket Lawyer
Highways of New Haven County, Connecticut
where you could be issued a speeding or traffic ticket
New Haven County, Connecticut has numerous interstates and roadways traversing it. Our New Haven speeding and traffic ticket defense lawyers cover all courts, roads, and towns where you may have received a violation summons. Interstate I-95 runs its entire length of New Haven County from Fairfield County to Middlesex County. In the city of New Haven Interstate I-91 commences and traverses the length of New Haven County in Hartford County. Interstate I-84 likewise runs through New Haven County, as does I-691, the Merritt Parkway, and Route 8.
If you receive a speeding ticket written on I-95 in New Haven County, it will be heard in one of two courts, the Milford Superior Court or the New Haven Superior Court. Our CT traffic court defense lawyers routinely cover both courts. In addition, many tickets written in I-91 are returned to the New Haven Superior Court as well. The others are returned to the Meriden Superior Court. Tickets written along I-84 will be heard in the Waterbury Superior Court.
Troop “I” of the Connecticut State Police patrols all of the interstate highways, as well as the Merritt Parkway. Furthermore, many local towns of New Haven County contract with the CSP to police their local roadways rather than have their own police department.
If your ticket was written in Middlebury, Naugatuck, Prospect, Southbury, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, or Woodbury, it will be heard in the Waterbury GA 4 Superior Court. Tickets written in Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, or Sheltonare heard in the Derby GA 5 Superior Court. Tickets written in Cheshire, Hamden, Meriden, North Haven, and Wallingford are heard in the Meriden GA 7 Superior Court. If you are a trucker there is a weigh station in Meriden, CT and as a consequence all trucking and DOT tickets will be returned to GA 7 Superior Court as well.Tickets written in the city of Milford and the town of West Havenare heard in the Milford GA 22 Superior Court. Tickets written in the city of New Haven and the towns of Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, North Branford and Woodbridge are heard in the Milford GA 23 Superior Court.
Types of motor vehicle violations our New Haven traffic lawyers handle:
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
Cell phone violation, CT MV Law § Sec. 14-296aa,
Speeding, CT MV Law § 14-219
Reckless driving, CT MV Law § 14-222
Operating while license or registration is suspended, CT MV Law § 14-215
Traveling unreasonably fast, MV Law § 14-218a
Following too close, CT MV Law § 14-240
Multiple lane highway violation, CT MV Law § 14-236
Uninsured, CT MV Law § 14-213b
Our New Haven 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.
A caution for truckers traveling in New Haven County, Connecticut
The State of Connecticut has 2 inspection stations in New Haven 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 New Haven, CT and returned to the Stamford and Danbury Superior Courts. Our New Haven 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 New Haven County, CT.
Trucking 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 New Haven, 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:
14-261. Towing and pushing of vehicles. Double trailers and semitrailers.
14-261a. Regulation of commercial vehicle combinations.
14-262. Width and length of vehicles. Exceptions. Permits.
14-264. Special permits for vehicles of excessive height.
14-265. Special permits for trailers.
14-266. Operating vehicles of over four tons' capacity on restricted highways.
14-267. Operating overweight commercial vehicles. Highway weighing required.
14-267a. Weight restrictions for vehicles, trailers or other objects. Highway weighing procedure.
14-267b. Weight restrictions for motor buses. Penalties.
14-267c. Vehicles equipped with auxiliary power or idle reduction technology unit.
14-268. Weight of vehicles and trailers restricted.
14-269. Weight of vehicles and trailers engaged in construction work.
14-269a. Weight of refuse vehicles.
14-270. Permits for nonconforming vehicles. Regulations
14-271. Securing of loads.
14-271a. Limits for weakening of vehicle frames
14-272. Projecting loads. Carrying of animals.