Tickets and other traffic violations are a pain, and costly too. This section has a variety of articles that help you with the common issues faced by New Yorkers when it comes to traffic tickets or more serious violations like DUI/DWI. We try to help you get back on the road as quickly and as cheaply as possible. First, we’ll give you the information you need to know about your violation and then we’ll suggest steps to take or the partners you should talk to in order to get your issue resolved.
Best practice guide for what you need to do in case you are in an auto accident in NY
Citations or traffic tickets are issued in the State of New York for various violations of traffic law. You must respond to a citation, usually by paying a fine or appearing in court, or else a warrant may be issued for your arrest and your driving [[/ny/new-york/suspended-license|license may be suspended]].
If you wish to dispute the citation, you must appear in court personally on the scheduled date, and enter a “not guilty” plea.
Drivers with revoked or suspended drivers licenses in New York must complete the process to reinstate drivers licenses in order to reestablish their driving privileges. Licensees who continue operating their vehicle before resolving any outstanding driving violations are subject to further penalties. The state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issues drivers license suspensions and revocations for a wide range of reasons.
SR22 insurance may seem a confusing concept to drivers, because it is not an insurance policy.
Violating New York driving and traffic laws can result in fines, suspension of your driving privileges, and even imprisonment. The New York State Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) uses a point system to track violations and their corresponding penalties. Points are added to your [[/ny/new-york/driving-record|driving record]] if you receive a [[/ny/new-york/traffic-tickets|traffic ticket]] for moving violations.
==MOVING VIOLATIONS AND POINTS==
Different violations are assigned different point values, which are added to your driving record.
New York DUI & DWI
The state of New York takes driving under the influence very seriously. The DMV does everything in its power to condemn this dangerous decision. They have done so by defining "driving while intoxicated" as strictly as most other states in the country. You will be convicted of a DWI charge if: