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Speeding Tickets and DUI Arrests Southeast NY

Speeding Tickets and DUI Arrests Southeast NY

SOUTHEAST, N.Y. — New York State police have issued 29 traffic tickets and made one DWI arrest during a six-hour period. Troopers patrolled I-684 in Westchester and Putnam counties between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 am. Sunday. say they issued 11 speeding violations, one seatbelt violation and tickets on 17 other offenses. A 29-year-old Carmel man was arrested on a DWI charge in the Town of Southeast. Police say he was driving 97 mph in a 65 mph zone. Dad jumps out of car to save boy, gets traffic tickets It’s things like this that give cops a bad rap. A New Jersey man whose car rolled over a cliff after he jumped out to save his son from falling over the edge was slapped with $110 in traffic tickets Thursday. Frank Roder, 38, of Winifield Park, took his son Aidan to the river to feed ducks after school. Just before he finished parking his Jeep, the boy jumped out of the car and started running toward the edge of the 35-foot cliff nearby, Fox News reported.traffic ticket lawyers “I saw him running towards this log… I just envisioned him like, hopping over it to go to the water,” Roder told New Jersey 101.5 radio. “And once you hopped over it was straight down. And I just panicked and jumped out after him.” Roder caught his son just feet before the edge of the cliff, Fox News reported. The two then turned to see the jeep roll straight over the edge into the river below. Union Country police arrived on the scene and a crane pulled the car out of the water. A cop gave Roder two tickets — one for failing to produce the insurance card, which was somewhere in the drowned car, and the other for failing to use his emergency break, Fox News reported. The tickets were for $50 and $60. Roder told Fox News he was shocked. He said the cop told him that if he had just taken five seconds to apply the brake this never would have happened. “I say, ‘Really? And if I did and my boy stepped over the edge and fell instead of the Jeep, then were would I be?’ He says, ‘Jail, for child endangerment,’” Roder told Fox News. Roder said he actually thought he did put the car in park. He said he grabbed the windshield wiper switch thinking it was the shifter, which is on the steering wheel in his car. He was driving his wife’s car that day, he told 101.5 radio. Roder will appear in municipal court May 30 where he may get forebearance on the tickets. Union County Police Chief Daniel Vaniska told Fox News his officers have some discretion about when and when not to write a ticket, and admitted in this case, “It probably could have gone either way.”speeding tickets

New York State — NY State Police troopers handed out more than 1,900 speeding tickets to New York Thruway drivers during a weeklong August 2012 safe-driving campaign. “Operation Summer Brake” was created by the New York State Police to help prevent reckless driving behaviors and to stress the importance of highway driving laws, according to a state Thruway Authority news release Wednesday. “The busy summer travel season has ended, but ‘Operation Summer Brake’ did its job by heightening motorists’ awareness of safe driving in work zones, by ticketing speeders, and aggressive and distracted drivers, and by getting many intoxicated drivers off the roads,” said Thomas Madison, the organization’s executive director, in a statement issued to the press. New York’s state troopers issue more than 900,000 tickets a year, (wow!) even though they total only 6 percent of the state’s law enforcement officers, according to the release. Troopers issue approximately 55 percent of speeding tickets and 47 percent of seat-belt and child-seat law violations, and they make 30 percent of DWI arrests. So slow down out there! New York State Police Troop T Sgt. Thomas Ferritto said in a statement released to the press, that the campaign offered a chance to inform drivers about enforcement efforts across the state of New York. “We are particularly pleased to have the chance to educate motorists about the ‘move over law’ and protect maintenance workers, tow-truck operators and state troopers,” he said.

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Tips From our Plumber: How to Fix a Running Toilet

Tips From our Plumber: How to Fix a Running Toilet

Besides being a noise nuisance, a running toilet can quickly add to your water bill. The fix is easy, quick and will be something you will most likely need to do on a regular basis. Learning how to fix it will eliminate unnecessary water charges and knowing how a toilet works will enable you to make small fixes on your own, while leaving the more challenging fixes to your Chandler plumber. fixing a running toilet

How It Works

When you push down on the flush handle of a toilet, a rod connected to the handle lifts a ball or a flapper in the tank. This action will open the drain at the bottom of the tank and empty the tank and bowl. As the suction of the water empting from the tank down to the bowl clears the bowl, it also forces the flapper or ball back into place.

While this is happening there is also a float that rises and falls with the level of water within the tank. When the float reaches a low point, it opens the water supply inlet valve, which lets more water into the tank. The tank and bowl are refilled by the water entering through the inlet valve. Once the float reaches a high point again, the water inlet valve is closed. It is through a multitude of issues that can cause a toilet to continue to use water.

How to Fix It

In many cases, the water level is not correct and in effort to correct it, the toilet continues to run water through the tank and into the bowl. Often, it can be fixed with bending the float rod down. This will cause there to be less water in the tank.

Another common problem is that the flapper or ball did not get replaced securely. Any gap will cause a leakage, making the toilet use water constantly. This is fixed by moving the flapper or the ball back into the correct place. In older units, the flapper or ball may also be deteriorated. Meaning you will need to replace it, if you are unsure how to replace it call your Chandler plumber for assistance. toilet schema

Finally, the chain connecting the rod to the flapper or ball may be too tight and not allowing the hole to be completely covered. You are able to fix this by removing the S hook from its current chain link and allowing the chain to be looser. Be careful not to allow for too much slack, or else the toilet won’t flush.

Follow the above tips to save yourself from high water bills and a running toilet. If you have tried these strategies and your toilet is still constantly using water, you should call your Chandler plumber for assistance. Contact our plumber, today!

EcoWater is the largest manufacturer of residential and whole house water treatment systems in the world. They have had a solid reputation in Chandler, Arizona since 1979 as water experts. Because they have so many years of experience, EcoWater can offer a variety of solutions for your home water treatment, water heating and plumbing needs.

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Texas Truck Accident Attorney

Texas Truck Accident Attorney

Accidents involving commercial interstate and intrastate semis, commercial trucks, tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers often involve serious injuries and occasionally result in accidental or wrongful death. The reckless behavior of the truck driver or defective equipment on the truck itself may likewise entitle you to an award of punitive damages.Personal Injury attorney If you have suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident involving a tractor-trailer, big rig, eighteen wheeler, or other commercial truck, you need an experienced Texas truck accident lawyer to protect your rights and help you obtain compensation for your losses. You need our Law Firm to represent your case.

At The Law Firm of Truck Accident Law in Texas we have over 24 years of experience representing persons injured in semi and tractor-trailer accidents. Attorneys from other firms refer cases to our firm because of our reputation for skill and experience.

There are important legal issues involving the trucking industry and federal regulations that only an experienced Texas truck accident attorney will understand. For example, federal trucking guidelines regulate how many hours per day a truck driver can operate his truck. A skilled semi truck or tractor-trailer accident attorney will know that truckers are required to maintain driver logs in order to document their compliance with regulations, Truck accident attorneyand that maintenance and repair records are frequently critical to the success of a truck accident case. At The Law Firm of M. Paul Fischer, P.C. we have successfully represented clients suffering from catastrophic injuries, as well as clients who have lost loved ones in accidents with tractor-trailer rigs.

Trucking companies are only required to keep logs for certain periods of time, after which the information is destroyed. Time is important in your case. Knowing what information to get and where to get it is important. We can help. We handle all truck accident claims on a contingency basis. If we cannot obtain compensation for your injury, we will not charge you a fee. For an experienced Texas trucking accident lawyer, contact us to schedule a free initial consultation. We represent people throughout the state of Texas, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, Gilbert and Tucson. Tell us your story – what has happened and how your life has been affected – and let us show you what we can do to help you.big rig accident attorney

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

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