Unsafe Lane Change

Unsafe Lane Change NY

What Constitutes an Unsafe Lane Change?

One of the most common causes of car accidents in the U.S. is unsafe lane changes. When a person changes from one marked lane to another without paying attention, or does so when they are not legally allowed to do so, they could collide with another vehicle or cause someone else to crash.

If you've received a ticket for an unsafe lane change, turn to Gannes & Musico, LLP to start fighting your ticket today!

Unsafe Lane Changes in NY

Unsafe lane changes are outlined in N.Y. VTL §1128 as follows:

  • A driver must not change lanes until they have ascertained that it is safe to do so
  • The left lane is to be used for passing or making left turns
  • Slow-moving vehicles (trucks, buses, etc.) may be required to use designated lanes
  • Markings indicating hazardous crossing must not be crossed (double-yellow lines, etc.)

As a dangerous traffic violation, making an unsafe lane change can result in a traffic ticket with harsh penalties. However, you may have a means of defending yourself. Speak with a New York unsafe lane change attorney from Gannes & Musico, LLP today to find out whether or not you have means of fighting your ticket and avoiding fines or points on your record. With the defense and representation of an attorney, your case could be dismissed in court.

Consult with a Unsafe Lane Change Attorney in New York!

Gannes & Musico, LLP has more than 30 years of combined experience taking traffic violation cases to trial. We are not afraid to go to court and fight on your behalf, and we will stop at nothing to ensure that you are not wrongfully punished for a violation you did not commit. Our legal team has handled thousands of cases, giving us a vast understanding of all laws and procedures, as well as extensive resources to draw from on your behalf. With the defense of a New York City unsafe lane change lawyer, you could find freedom from false charges of a violation.

Received a ticket for an unsafe lane change? Contact us online or call us today to discuss your case and determine what legal options are available to you.

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