Think you can use your cellphone while stopped at a red light? Think again! Under New York’s Cell Phone Law, as changed in late 2013, you can get a ticket for using your cellphone while stopped at a red light or stop sign. That means calling, texting, surfing, etc., etc. This probably also means you can’t even check the time on your cellphone while stopped at a red light! The penalty, besides the fees? 5 points!!!!!! See here: http://albany.twcnews.com/content/news/capital_region/702581/nys-tightens–texting-while-driving–laws/ and here: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/08/23/new-yorkers-close-loophole-for-texting-at-red-lights/ and the actual law for § 1225-d (4): http://www.safeny.ny.gov/phon-vt.htm Contact us now if you have received a ticket for cell phone/texting!
Here is a good site from fellow attorney Daniel A. Testa, III about what to expect at a real estate closing:
Are you attempting to file a claim against New York State or New York City, for personal injury, property damage, civil rights abuses, etc?
Here is some good information. Remember, you only have 90 Days to File a Notice of Claim!
Under New York DWI Law, you may be required to use an Ignition Interlock system in your car. Here is a brief video explaining how this system works. http://youtu.be/dAaoeAae3Z4