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Experienced TLC Ticket Lawyer

Navigating the complexities of traffic violations is already challenging, but the stakes are even higher for commercial drivers under the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) regulations. At The Law Office of Craig Bondy, we understand your unique pressures and are here to stand by your side. Contact a TLC Ticket Lawyer today.

Understanding TLC Tickets

Operating under the TLC means you’re not just representing yourself on the road – you’re representing a commercial entity. A single traffic ticket can impact your livelihood, tarnish your professional reputation, and even jeopardize your license. That’s why you can’t afford to take a TLC violation lightly. Here are some key differences between a TLC traffic ticket and a regular traffic ticket.

Jurisdiction and Enforcement

TLC tickets are issued by the Taxi and Limousine Commission in various cities, such as New York City, to regulate for-hire vehicles. These are distinct from regular traffic tickets issued by local or state law enforcement agencies for violations by non-commercial vehicles.


TLC tickets typically address specific violations and regulations related to the operation of taxis, limousines, and other for-hire vehicles. These may include violations related to licensing, inspections, or driver conduct, which differ from the violations applicable to regular drivers.


Penalties for TLC tickets may vary from regular traffic tickets. They can include fines, license suspensions, or other disciplinary actions specific to the for-hire vehicle industry. The consequences for TLC drivers can be severe and may jeopardize their ability to continue working in the industry.

Regulatory Complexity

TLC regulations are often more complex and subject to change, which can make navigating TLC tickets and compliance requirements challenging for drivers. It’s crucial for TLC drivers to understand the specific regulations that apply to their for-hire vehicle operations.

Commercial Implications

TLC tickets can have direct implications on a driver’s ability to earn a living, as they are often issued to professional drivers. These tickets may affect their employment status and income, which is different from regular drivers who might face personal consequences but not professional ones.

Legal Expertise

Given the unique nature of TLC tickets, it’s advisable for drivers who receive them to seek the assistance of an attorney experienced in dealing with TLC violations, such as from The Law Office of Craig Bondy. We understand the nuances of TLC regulations and can help drivers navigate the legal process effectively.

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How Can a TLC Ticket Lawyer at The Law Office of Craig Bondy Help a TLC Driver?

Driving under the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) regulations in the Tri-State Area presents unique challenges and responsibilities. A TLC ticket can have severe ramifications for your career and livelihood. If you’re a TLC driver facing a violation, The Law Office of Craig Bondy is here to provide specialized legal support tailored to your needs. Here’s how we can assist:

Deep Understanding of TLC Regulations

Our TLC ticker lawyers are well-versed in the intricacies of TLC regulations. We can provide insights into your case that general traffic lawyers might overlook.

Protecting Your License

As a TLC driver, your license is paramount. We prioritize keeping your license intact, fighting any suspensions or revocations that could sideline your career.

Reducing Fines and Penalties

TLC violations often come with hefty fines. We negotiate on your behalf, aiming to reduce or, when possible, eliminate these financial burdens.

Representation at TLC Hearings

Facing a hearing can be daunting. Our experienced TLC ticket lawyers will represent you, ensuring your defense is robust and your rights are upheld.

Dismissal or Reduction of Charges

Through meticulous investigation and aggressive representation, we aim to get your charges dismissed or significantly reduced.

Guidance on Future Compliance

Beyond just defending your current ticket, we offer advice on how to avoid future violations, ensuring you remain in good standing with the TLC.

Personalized Defense Strategy

No two TLC cases are the same. We treat each case uniquely, crafting a defense strategy tailored to the specifics of your situation.

Preservation of Your Professional Reputation

In the TLC industry, your reputation is crucial. We strive to ensure that any violation doesn’t tarnish your standing or impede future opportunities.

Dedicated Communication

We believe in open and transparent communication. You’ll be kept in the loop at every stage of your case, ensuring you’re well-informed and empowered to make decisions.

Decades of Experience

With our firm’s history dating back to 1986, you’re not just hiring a NYC traffic ticket lawyer – you’re enlisting a partner with a proven track record of success in the TLC defense realm.

The TLC industry is competitive and demanding. With The Law Office of Craig Bondy by your side, you can navigate any legal challenges confidently, ensuring your rights are protected and your career remains on track.

TLC Violations We Handle

At The Law Office of Craig Bondy, we understand that TLC drivers face a wide range of potential violations, each with its own complexities and implications. With our extensive experience in TLC regulations and defense, we are equipped to handle a broad spectrum of violations, ensuring that you receive the tailored representation you deserve. Here are some of the common violations we tackle:

  • Overcharging passengers
  • Refusing service
  • Equipment and maintenance violations
  • Cell phone use and texting while driving
  • Failure to display TLC license
  • Improper behavior or harassment
  • Traffic light and stop sign violations
  • Insurance and documentation lapses
  • Drug and alcohol violations
  • Unauthorized pick-ups

These are just a few of the many TLC violations we address. No matter the nature of your violation, The Law Office of Craig Bondy brings a wealth of knowledge and a dedication to securing the best possible outcome for you. Remember, in the complex world of TLC regulations, having an experienced advocate by your side can make all the difference.

Trust in Our Expertise. Contact Us Today.

Since 1986, The Law Office of Craig Bondy has been a recognized leader in traffic court cases in the Tri-State Area. Our proven track record speaks for itself. Don’t let a TLC violation disrupt your career. Whether it’s your first infraction or you’ve faced TLC tickets in the past, The Law Office of Craig Bondy is equipped to provide the robust defense you need. Contact us today, and let’s work together to keep you on the road and safeguard your professional future.

New York TLC Ticket FAQs

1. What is the TLC and why is it significant for drivers?

The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is a New York City agency responsible for licensing and regulating the city’s taxis, limousines, and other for-hire vehicles. Adherence to TLC rules is crucial for drivers, as violations can lead to fines, license suspensions, or even revocations.

2. Can I represent myself in a TLC hearing?

While you have the right to represent yourself, the intricacies of TLC regulations make it advisable to have an experienced lawyer guide you through the process. This increases your chances of a favorable outcome.

3. How soon should I respond to a TLC ticket?

It’s essential to respond promptly, usually within 15 days of receiving the ticket. Failing to respond on time could result in default judgment against you.

4. What are the potential consequences of a TLC violation?

Consequences vary depending on the violation. They range from monetary fines and points on your license to suspensions, mandatory training courses, or even the revocation of your TLC license.

5. Do TLC violations impact my personal driving record?

Yes, many TLC violations, especially those related to traffic infractions, can appear on your driving record, affecting your insurance rates and even your personal driver’s license status.

6. Are TLC rules the same throughout New York?

While the TLC regulates for-hire vehicles in New York City specifically, other parts of New York state have their own rules for taxis and limousines. Always ensure you’re compliant with local regulations.

7. Can a TLC ticket be dismissed?

Yes, with proper defense and evidence, some TLC tickets can be dismissed. The chances increase when you have experienced legal representation.

8. What happens if I accumulate too many points on my TLC license?

Accumulating a certain number of points within a specific time frame can lead to the suspension or even revocation of your TLC license. The threshold and penalties can vary based on the nature and frequency of the violations.

9. Is it worth fighting a minor TLC infraction?

Absolutely. Even minor infractions can accumulate points on your license, lead to higher insurance rates, or influence future judgments should you receive additional tickets.

10. How can The Law Office of Craig Bondy assist me with my TLC ticket?

With our extensive experience and deep understanding of TLC regulations, we provide personalized defense strategies, representation at hearings, and guidance through the complexities of the TLC system. Our goal is to protect your rights, your license, and your livelihood.

Call 212-257-8321 to receive a free, no-obligation ticket evaluation from The Law Office of Craig Bondy or reach us by email.

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