- Upcoming Enforcement Dates
- Events, Announcements & Training
- What's New in the V & T
- DRE - Drug Recognition Expert Program
- Publications & Studies
Fourth of July STOP-DWI Enforcement Crackdown — July 3 - 7, 2014
Traffic Safety Law Enforcement Media Toolkit
New York Highway Safety Symposium
October 19 - 22, 2014 at the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, NY
Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day for 2014 was Thursday, April 3, 2014.
Stuck With a Ticket 2011
|Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket|
The Occupant Protection for NYS Law Enforcement roll-call training video is available to all police agencies. For those agencies that require a copy as a condition of BUNY grant funding, this video can be obtained free of charge by contacting the GTSC at (518) 474-5111.
Summary of the Most Recent Significant Traffic Safety Related Changes to the Vehicle & Traffic Law
TEXTING WHILE DRIVING LAW
Hand-Held Cell Phone and Portable Electronic Device Use is Prohibited while Driving
Changes to the laws include:
"MOVE OVER LAW"
Effective January 1, 2011 - Operation of vehicles when approaching a parked, stopped or standing authorized emergency vehicle.
GRADUATED LICENSING LAW
Effective February 22, 2010 - Laws for Young Drivers - in pdf format
TOUGH DWI PENALTIES
Effective December 18, 2009 - Information on Leandra's Law
LAW CHANGES THE MINIMUM AGE THAT A CHILD MUST REMAIN IN AN APPROPRIATE CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM
Effective November 24, 2009 all children under the age of 8 must be restrained in an appropriate child restraint system while riding in a motor vehicle.
Police Graduate from Drug Recognition Expert Class - Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Article and photos from the Albany Times Union
The International Drug Evaluation & Classification (DRE) Program provides resources for DRE officers and trainers.
Information about the New York State's Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program, including: