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Operation Safe Stop Day was Thursday, April 18, 2013
Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day for 2013 will be Thursday, April 18, 2013.
The Operation Safe Stop Reporting Form for April 18, 2013 enforcement activities is available. The due date for agencies to submit the form is ON or BEFORE May 3, 2013. Forms can either be faxed to the GTSC at 518-473-6946 or emailed to the GTSC at Paul.Overbaugh@dmv.ny.gov
2012 Operation Safe Stop Enforcement Report for April 18, 2012 enforcement activities.
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 Buckle Up New York grantees. 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.
Next BUNY Mobilization: May 21 - June 3, 2012
Enforcement Mobilization Wave
TEXTING LAW, Hand Held Cell Phone AND Hand Held Electronic Device Use by Drivers Prohibited by Primary Enforcement Law
The new law, signed by Governor Cuomo on July 12, 2011 and effective immediately, makes it a primary traffic offense to use a hand held electronic device while driving. The monetary penalty for a violation of this law is a fine of up to $150.
Illegal activity includes holding an electronic device and:
The law does not penalize drivers using a handheld electronic device that is affixed to a surface or using a GPS device that is attached to the vehicle. The law also exempts police officers, fire fighters, or emergency vehicle drivers while they are performing their duties. In addition, a driver is exempt from the law if the driver is communicating or attempting to communicate with law enforcement, the fire department, or medical personnel during an emergency situation.
"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 - New Laws for Young Drivers - in pdf format
TOUGH NEW DWI PENALTIES
Effective December 18, 2009 - Information on Leandra's Law
A NEW 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: