If you’ve ever driven in Manhattan, you probably understand why
insurance is a state requirement. Having that many cars squeezed into
one city is a recipe for disaster-especially since New York drivers are
not exactly legendary for their politeness. Even if you’re a perfectly
good driver, there’s always going to be someone else acting crazy. New
York auto insurance is mandatory for everyone’s protection, including
yours! Read more...
New York defensive driving courses teach drivers how to drive
safely. These classes encourage proper driver's seat behavior and
increase students’ knowledge of the rules of the road. Automobile
accidents are a major hassle at best. At worst, they can cause serious
injury or death. Nobody wants to be involved in an automobile accident,
but every day over 500 hundred New York drivers end up doing just that.
New York driver’s ed classes teach new drivers how to operate a
vehicle safely and in accordance with New York traffic laws. In New
York, driver’s under 18 must complete a driver’s ed course to be able
to take the road test and trade their learner’s permit in for a real
license. There are actually two types of New York driver’s ed classes:
a pre-licensing class and a driver’s ed class. The pre-licensing class
is a 5 hour class that covers important driving rules, traffic laws and
defensive driving techniques. Read more...
In order to protect your driving privileges, it’s important to keep
your New York driving record as clean as possible. Knowing what's on
your driving record can be a big help, too. You may remember getting a
ticket, but knowing the exact date it appeared on your New York driving
record can help you save money when you are shopping for car insurance.
Points and surcharges are taken off from your insurance on the renewal
after the point falls off of your New York driving record. They don’t
come off midterm. Read more...
This section contains information valuable about driving safety,
including information about defensive driving techniques, road rage,
California school zones and California Seat Belt Law. Read
Department of Motor Vehicles
No matter what part of the country you are in, the DMV almost always
gets a bad rap. Everyone fears long lines, slow service, and having to
deal with difficult state bureaucracies. However, if you plan on
driving legally in New York State, you'll have to deal with DMV at some
point in time. If you take the time to understand the DMV and to do a
little research beforehand so that you know what to bring with you,
your visit to the New York DMV could turn out to be a lot less painful
that you think. Read
This section contains information about DWI basics, attorney
information, DWI costs, DWI penalties and provides a directory of local
DWI attorneys. DWI/DUI
Red Light Cameras
New York City was the first city in the nation to put up
intersection cameras to catch red-light runners. Here's how the cameras
work: if your car crosses over the stop line after the light turns red,
say cheese-you are on candid camera! The camera will take a picture of
your car, and then another shot a few seconds later to prove that you
did in fact proceed through the intersection even though the light was
red. Read more...
Picture this: You leave the house just a few minutes late for an
important business meeting. There must be a way to make up some time,
you think, as head out to the open highway and begin racing down the
fast lane. Suddenly, you look in the rear view mirror and see blue
lights explode from behind you. You are going to be later than you
thought! Read more...
If you get a traffic ticket in New York, you will have to deal with
one of New York's traffic courts. Going to court is nobody's idea of a
good time. It's time-consuming, confusing, and a little scary. Rest
assured, however, that with just a little bit of knowledge about how
the system works, you can navigate New York traffic court with ease.
The first step in dealing with your traffic ticket is to find out what
court is handling the ticket. Read more...