Clermont, New York
Clermont is a town in Columbia County, New York. The Hudson River forms the western town line. It is an oddly shaped town with narrow bands protruding northward and eastward. Clermont is considered part of the Hudson Valley region and part of the Capital District region. The town is roughly forty miles south of downtown. , Clermont had a population of approximately 2,249. The town contains the hamlets of Clermont, Cross Hill, Elizaville, Nevis and Viewmont. The Town of Clermont was first settled in the 18th century and contains a number of historical sites. It was the site of battles during the Revolutionary War. The first public school In New York was established in Clermont in 1791. The Town of Clermont was the port of registry of the first ever steamboat, the North River. Nowadays the steamboat is known as the Clermont.
Traffic Tickets in Clermont
The town does not have a local police force. Traffic citations in Clermont are issued by the New York State Police and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department. The Clermont Town Court (Clermont Justice Court) has jurisdiction over the town roads and adjudicates any ticket issued on them.
Most traffic stops occur on US-Route 9 (US-9), the town’s main road. It runs north and south through the hamlets of Nevis and Clermont. The speed limit on the US-9 fluctuates between 30 mph and 55 mph. Motorists not paying attention to the speed signs end up exceeding the speed limit. Other roads that see traffic stops include County Route 6 (CR-6) and New York State Route 9G (Rhinebeck-Hudson Road). CR-6 runs east and west. NYS-9G runs north and south near the Hudson River. CR-6 connects NYS-9G and US-6. Besides speeding, traffic stops are also conducted for violations like driving with a suspended license, disobeying a traffic control device, and unsafe passing.
If you were issued a ticket in Clermont, consider reaching out to a traffic lawyer before you take action. There are opportunities to get your charges reduced or dismissed without a defense and without you having to appear personally in court. You can contact the Benjamin Goldman Law Office for more information. We provide free consultations.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a traffic ticket defense firm. We have been helping motorists in Columbia County since 2011. Our lawyers have been able to obtain dramatic reductions or dismissals on even the most serious moving violations. We can help with any traffic related charges in Clermont.
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