Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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New York State Department of Motor Vehicles

6 Empire State Plaza

Albany, NY 12228

http://www.dmv.ny.gov/

Phone numbers:

From area codes 212, 347, 646, 718, 917: 1-212-646-5550 or 1-718-966-6155

From area codes 516, 631, 845, 914: 1-800-DIAL-DMV (342-5368)

From all other area codes: 1-800-CALL-DMV (225-5368)

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NYS DMV Internet Office

Helpful FAQ’s: http://www.dmv.ny.gov/alcohol-drug.htm

Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, NY State Vehicle & Traffic Law Excerpts
http://www.safeny.ny.gov/

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2004 (NHTSA)

 

New York DWI Statutes:

New York DWI Convictions: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1192-a, 1192.1, 1192.2. Implied consent law.

New York DWI Fines & Sentencing/First Offense:

New York Criminal Status: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1191-1193.

Jail: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1193.1a, 1193.1b.

New York DWI Fines/Costs: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1193.1a, 1193.1b;

Child Passenger Protection Act, also known as “Leandra’s Law”.

Zero tolerance.
New York License Suspension: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193; Conditional license.

Vehicle Impound: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 511b.

New York DWI School: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193(f); Optional

Drinking Driver Program (DDP), see:

http://dmv.ny.gov/sites/default/files/legacy_files/broch/c40.pdf

New York Probation: Penal Code, Section 65.

New York DWI Fines & Sentencing/Second Offense Plus:

New York Criminal Status: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1191-1193.

Jail: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1193(f)1a.

New York DWI Fines/Costs: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193; Second violation of Zero Tolerance Law.

New York License Suspension: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193.

Vehicle Impound: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 511b.

New York DWI School: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193.7(f).

New York Probation: Penal Code, Sections 65, 65.03. Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Program may be prescribed, see Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 511(6).

Community Service: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1193.7(f)(1a).

Other:

Commercial Vehicle: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Sections 1192.5, 1192.6.

New York Open Container Laws: Vehicle & Traffic Law Code, Section 1227.

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