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Penalties for driving without a valid license in New York

New York traffic law can be a complicated thing for driver’s to understand and keep track of. There are many different types of violations and consequences and some even involve criminal charges. One of the penalties that drivers can face depending upon the situation is the loss of driving privileges. This can include either a suspension or a full revocation of a driver’s license.

Speeding stop leads to discovery of unlicensed operation

In New York, there are many different reasons that a driver can lose the right to drive. For example, a suspended license or revoked driver’s license can be one consequence to a conviction for driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The New York Department of Motor Vehicles manages some of the parameters for how a license can be lost and how it can be regained.

Can non-residents have their licenses suspended in New York?

Millions of people travel to Manhattan every year. If these visitors elect to drive while in the city, they need to abide by the local traffic laws. Violations of these laws may result in the suspension or revocation of driving privileges in New York State.

Sen. Rubio and wife faced prior threats of license suspension

Accumulated traffic citations may result in suspended license charges. For many New Yorkers, the consequences of such charges may be serious. In some cases, however, it may be possible to have these tickets dismissed, even with a long record of traffic violations.  

What causes a suspended driver’s license in New York?

Driving in New York is considered a privilege and one that is able to be taken away depending upon the circumstances. This can happen in the form of a license suspension or a license revocation, both of which are managed through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. There are many things that can result in this action, not all of which are even related to driving. For this reason, it is important to have an understanding of these situations.

The two types of license suspension in New York

Despite the fact that New York City is known around the world for its public transportation system, millions of residents continue to rely on their own vehicles on a daily basis. Having a suspended driver’s license can have a profound and costly impact on a person’s life, as being prevented from driving can prohibit someone from doing everything from going to work to caring for his or her children. Having an understanding of the two primary types of driver’s license suspension in the state, as well as where NY suspended licenses are enforced, is an important part of defending against such penalties.

How do you reinstate a revoked driver's license in New York?

As previous posts have discussed, there are any number of reasons why New York drivers may have their licenses revoked. Driver's license revocations are generally for a set period of time. However, a license is not automatically reinstated once the period has ended. Therefore, it is important for motorists to understand the process for reinstating their license. This may help them to avoid further penalties for driving with a revoked license.

Using phones while driving could cost teen drivers their licenses

The use of cellular phones for many New York teens is almost second nature. As such, they often do not see the dangers that can arise from using their phones when they are operating motor vehicles. Under New York state law, however, teenage motorists could face serious penalties if caught talking or texting while driving. At Martin A. Kron and Associates, LLP, we often consult with teen drivers who have received tickets for using portable electronic devices in their vehicles. In this post, we will discuss the law regarding the use of such devices, and the penalties that may result from such tickets.

An overview of conditional licenses in the state of New York

There are a number of reasons for which people in New York may have their driving privileges suspended. According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, the reasons for a driver’s license suspension may include convictions of drug or alcohol-related driving offenses. During their suspension periods, people may struggle to get to and from work and maintain their employment. In some situations, those who have had their licenses suspended may be eligible for a conditional license.

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