James Ruane

Connecticut Emissions Testing

Part of caring for your vehicle and complying with Connecticut law is periodically having emissions testing done. Emissions testing is a standard practice in Connecticut and throughout the United States. It helps determine the environmental efficiency of your vehicle and makes sure that fuel is not being wasted. It also monitors the pollution that vehicles […]

Driving Infractions, Violations, and Crimes

If you are pulled over while driving in Connecticut, you might face a driving infraction, violation, or crime. While these terms may seem interchangeable, they refer to slightly different elements in Connecticut. Here, you can learn more about the difference between the three and what to do if you are charged with one of them. […]

Marijuana Motor Vehicle Stop and Searches: New Laws

The state of Connecticut recently changed their marijuana laws. Recreational marijuana is now legal in Connecticut. These changes also mean changes to marijuana DUI laws and motor vehicle stops related to marijuana. You can learn more about the new laws which took effect in Connecticut July 1st, 2021, on this page. Police Reasonable Suspicion and […]

Illegal Entry on a Limited Access Highway

In the state of Connecticut, the DMV has a point system which can impact a person’s driver’s license. Certain infractions result in points assessed against a person’s license. A given infraction may result in one, two, three, four, or even five points assessed against a person’s license. Keep in mind that if you have 10 […]