Criminal and Vehicle and Traffic Law Defense


Vehicle and Traffic Law ("VTL") Defense

Edward D'Agostino is highly knowledgeable in the defense of individuals charged with Vehicle and Traffic Law violations and misdemeanors.  As a police officer, he issued thousands of traffic summonses and made numerous arrests for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired.  He is thoroughly familiar with and knows how to spot mistakes and omissions in police paperwork.  His police training includes portable breath test ("PBT") certification, Visual Speed Estimation and Stalker Radar, stationary radar and LIDAR laser speed measurement devices.  

Convictions for Vehicle and Traffic offenses can result in serious consequences for many years.  Edward D'Agostino can utilize his knowledge to your advantage in obtaining a favorable disposition for a traffic violation matter.

He has successfully defended individuals charged with and resolved cases for:

  • Speeding - exceeding the posted speed limit (i.e.: Speed over 55 and Speed in Zone); VTL 1180(b) and 1180(d); 
  • Passing Red Light - VTL 1111(d)(1);
  • Passing Stop Sign - VTL 1172(a);
  • Disobeying Traffic Device - VTL 1110(a);
  • Operating cellular phone while driving or Operating Mobile Device - VTL 1225(c) and VTL 1225(d)
  • Registration Violations, Improper Plates, Plate Not Issued by Commissioner;
  • Unlicensed Operator - VTL 509(1);
  • Suspended Registration - Misdemeanor - VTL 512;
  • Reckless Driving - Misdemeanor - VTL 1212;
  • Unauthorized Speed Contest - Misdemeanor - VTL 1182
  • Driving While Intoxicated - Misdemeanor - VTL 1192
  • Driving While Ability Impaired - Infraction - VTL 1192

Criminal Law Defense

Defense of persons charged with criminal law violations including but not limited to:

  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Aggravated Harassment, Harassment and Menacing
  • Assault