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St. Patrick's Day STOP-DWI Enforcement Crackdown — March 14 - 18, 2014
Operation Safe Stop Enforcement and Awareness Day is Thursday, April 3, 2014
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Enforcement mobilization dates April 10-15th.
Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day for 2014 will be Thursday, April 3, 2014.
The Operation Safe Stop Reporting Form for April 3, 2013 enforcement activities is available. The due date for agencies to submit the form is ON or BEFORE April 21, 2014. Forms can either be faxed to the GTSC at 518-473-6946 or emailed to the GTSC at Paul.Overbaugh@dmv.ny.gov
The 2013 Operation Safe Stop Enforcement Report for April 18, 2013 enforcement activities is available.
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: