Two NYC Cyclists Wage Long, Losing Fight Against $4,600 In Red Light Tickets

A Bedford-Stuyvesant couple is left with few options after police followed them as they rode through a series of red lights and were fined over $4,600. Vaccaro has heard a lot of cyclist yarns, and he says this tops all the bundled bike ticket cases he’s encountered. “It’s the worst I’ve ever seen,” he said. “To […]


Bike Attorney Likes How the Wheels Are Turning

The Villager interviewed Vaccaro & White’s Steve Vaccaro about the latest developments in bicycling and the law.  Here’s an excerpt from the freewheeling interview: VIL: Apparently, Upper East Siders — including, notably, Woody Allen — really hate bike lanes. What exactly is their beef with bicycles? S.V.: Yeah, and I’ve been to some of those […]


Gothamist – Bike Cop Tickets Bicyclist For Biking On Bike Path

One NYPD cop of the Central Park precinct decided to ticket cyclists for doing something that is completely legal. Gothamist covered the story, and attorney Steve Vaccaro represented the cyclists: The cyclist took photos of the officer’s curious enforcement techniques, which were later sent to the Central Park Precinct. The cyclist and his attorney, Steve […]


DNA Info – This NYPD Officer Has Handed Out the Most Bicycle Summonses in the City

DNA Info uncovers one NYPD police officer who has written far more tickets to cyclists than any other. Attorney Steve Vaccaro reflects on the uptick in tickets for cyclists over the past few year: Steve Vaccaro, a bike advocate and lawyer, said the dramatic increase in tickets during the past three years may be because […]