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These excerpts are provided for information only and NOT as the basis for legal or judicial determinations.  ALWAYS verify them against the most recent available copy of the law.  The entire Vehicle and Traffic Law, sorted by section number, is available from the New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission. external link

Crimes of Aggravated Vehicular Assault and Aggravated Vehicular Homicide  Note: This is a section of the New York State Penal Law.


(These sections of the V&T Law are at the New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission.)

Article 31 Alcohol and Drug-Related Offenses and Procedures Applicable Thereto
Section 1192. Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Section 1192-a. Operating a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol; under the age of twenty-one; per se.
Section 1193. Sanctions.
Section 1194. Arrest and testing.
Section 1194-a. Driving after having consumed alcohol; under twenty-one; procedure.
Section 1195. Chemical test evidence.
Section 1196. Alcohol and drug rehabilitation program.
Section 1197. Special traffic options program for driving while intoxicated. [STOP-DWI]
(This law is on the SafeNY website and includes the Commissioner's Regulations for oversight of the STOP-DWI program.)
Section 1198. Ignition interlock device program.
Section 1198-A. Special procedures and disposition involving alcohol and substance abuse assessment and treatment.
Section 1199. Driver responsibility assessment.

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