With the Fourth of July weekend officially underway, motorists all over the state of New York will be driving to cabins, resorts or the homes of family and friends to celebrate the long holiday. However, with this influx of motorists will undoubtedly come an increase in the number of law enforcement officials looking to hand out tickets for speeding or other traffic violations.
In you are convicted of a DUI-related offense in the state of New York, you will face some rather harsh penalties concerning your driving privileges. For example, a conviction on a first offense DUI will result in your driver's license being suspended for a minimum of six months.
Earlier this week, GMAC Insurance released the results of a nationwide test designed to measure the average motorist's knowledge of vehicle traffic laws. The results? You may want to reconsider that road trip to the nation's capital.
In 2009, the New York State Assembly enacted a comprehensive and ambitious package of vehicle traffic laws designed to cut down on the number of series and fatal accidents - especially among teen drivers.