Brighton, New York
Not to be confused with the town of Brighton in Monroe County, New York.
Brighton is a large and rural town in Franklin County, New York. Its size is eighty-three square miles. Brighton is nestled in the Adirondack Park and most of the town is forestland. The closest city is Plattsburgh in Clinton County, around fifty miles to the east. Most town residents are located in the small hamlets of Paul Smiths and Gabriels. Paul Smiths is home to the Paul Smith’s College. It is one of the largest college campuses in the United States, with more than 14,000 acres.
Traffic Tickets in Brighton, New York
The main roads in Brighton are New York State Route 30 (NY-30) and New York State Route 86 (NY-86). The NYS-30 runs north-south and the NYS-86 runs east-west. They meet in the Hamlet of Paul Smith. On both roads, for the most part, the speed limit is 55 miles per hour. However, the speed limit is reduced as one enters the hamlets. Most traffic stops are for motorists exceeding the speed limit at these speed drops.
Brighton does not have a town police department. The town receives police services from the New York State Police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Both agencies are authorized to conduct a traffic stop upon probable cause of a traffic violation. All citations written in Brighton are made answerable to the Brighton Town Court (Brighton Justice Court).
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
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