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Welcome to New York's Driving University

Auto Insurance

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...

 

Defensive Driving

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. Read more...

 

Drivers Ed

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...

 

Driving Record

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...

 

Driving Safety

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 more...

 

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 more...

 

DWI/DUI

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...

 

Speeding Tickets

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...

 

Traffic Court

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...

 

 

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