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Office Of The District Attorney Traffic Reduction Information

To seek a traffic reduction from this office you must take the Traffic Safety Course at the links below. Course must be completed within 10 days of starting. 

                           The course is a one time cost of $50.00. 

DO NOT PLEAD GUILTY ON YOUR TICKET IF YOU ARE SEEKING A REDUCTION AND INTEND ON TAKING THE COURSE

You are NOT eligible to take this course and receive a reduction under the following circumstances:

If you were charged with speeding and your speed was greater than 41 mph over the posted limit or if your speed was over 100 mph -OR-

If you are charged with:

  • Driving While Intoxicated
  •  Driving While Abilities Impaired
  •  Aggravated Unlicensed Operation
  •  Reckless Driving
  •  Suspended Registration
  •  Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury or Property Damage Accident
  •  Uninsured Driving 
  •  Either A Misdemeanor or Unlawful Possession of Marijuana
  •  Child Seat Belt Violation( VTL 1129 C1 -1129 C2)
  •  Fail Due Care for Emergency Vehicle ( VTL 1144)    
  •  Fail to Stop for (Overtake) School Bus ( VTL 1174a)
  •  Speed in School Zone                              
  •  Use of Portable Electronic Device (VTL1225 C2 and 1225 D_)                                   

 If You have had a reduction in the last 18 Months or

 If you have already sent your ticket into the court with a guilty plea

IF YOU HAVE A "FIX IT" TICKET (anything charged under Section 375 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law):

and you have fixed the problem no later than 1/2 hour after sunset on the first business day after receipt of ticket, contact the court for further instructions

 

LINKS TO THE TRAFFIC REDUCTION COURSE: 

 

Traffic English:  https://www.advent-elearning.net/Aol/CourseLink/501/37

Traffic Spanish: https://www.advent-elearning.net/Aol/CourseLink/501/41

**** THIS COURSE IS ALSO AVAILABLE WITH FRENCH SUBTITLES, YOU CAN REACH THIS FUNCTION WHEN YOU SIGN UP WITH ADVENT****

The District Attorney's Office will no longer be entertaining plea reductions by mail .  Furthermore, we will not be available to speak with individuals in court on traffic matters.  If you are seeking a reduction please see the instructions above.  If you are charged with an ineligible offense as listed above, please consult an attorney or consult the court regarding further instructions.