New York State Moving Violations & Vehicle Crimes

Fines and Points.

VIOLATION 1st Offense 2nd Offense 3rd Offense Points Misdemeanor Notes
Speeding (no mph) $143-$243 $143-$393 $143-$618 3 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Speeding (1-10 mp over) $143-$243 $143-$393 $143-$618 3 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Speeding (11-20 mph over) $183-$393 $183-$543 $273-$768 4 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Speeding (21-30 mph over) $183-$393 $183-$543 $273-$768 6 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Speeding (31-40 mph over) $273-$693 $273-$768 $273-$1068 8 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Speeding (41+ mph over) $273-$693 $273-$768 $273-$1068 11 NO See note 1,2, 3 & 4
Reckless Driving $193-$393 $193-$618 $193-$1218  5 YES Serious Vio. See note 1,2 & 4
Unlawful Racing $393-$618 $618-$843 5 YES Serious Vio. See note 1,2 &4
Passing School Bus $343-$493 $693-$843 $843-$1093 5 NO Serious Vio. See note 1,2 & 4
Following Too Closely $93-$243 $93-$393 $93-$543 4 NO Serious Vio. See note 1,2 & 4
Aggravated Unlic. Oper. 3rd $293-$593 0 YES
Aggravated Unlic. Oper. 2nd $593-$1093 0 YES
Aggravated Unlic. Oper. 1st $500-$5000 0 FELONY
Driving w/ Susp. Reg. $135-$185 $185-$285 $285-$585 0 YES
Driving w/o Insurance $293-$1593 0 NO 1 Year Mandatory Revocation
Driving While Ability Impaired $560-$760 $560-$760 $560-$760 0 NO 3-6 month suspension/ Note 5
Driving While Intoxicated $900-$1400 $1400-5400 2400-10400 0 Misd or Felony See Note 5 & 6
Refusing Field Breath Test $93-$243 $93-$393 $93-$543 2 NO See Note 5
Refusing DWI Chemical Test NO 1 Year Revocation
Leaving Scene Property Acc. $93-$343 3 NO
Leaving Scene of Personal
Injury Accident
$585-$1085 $1085-$2585 3 YES Higher Penalties for Serious Injury
CDL Leaving Prop Accident YES 1 Year CDL Revocation
CDL DWAI NO 1 Year CDL Revocation
CDL DWI YES 1 Year CDL Revocation

 

Note 1: 11 points accrued in an 18 month period results in a suspension of your license.  18 months is calculated from date(s) of offenses.

Note 2: Three speeding tickets or other “serious violation” in an 18 month period will result in a revocation of your license.

Note 3: Workzone speeding tickets have double fines, points are the same.  Two workzone speeding convictions in 18 months will result in revocation of your license..

Note 4: Any driver (NYS or out of state) who accumlates 6 or more points will have a “driver responsbility fee” imposed by NYS DMV.  Fee starts at $300 and increases by $75 for each point above 6.  Fee is in addition to any fines imposed by court.

Note 5: Any conviction for DWAI, DWI or Refusing Chemical Test will cause NYS DMV to impose $750 “responsibilty fee” on driver of $750

Note 6: First time DWI is a Misdemeanor crime.  Second DWI in 10 years is a Felony.  First time DWI conviction has mandatory alcohol ignition interlock.