New York DMV Resources
This Department of Motor Vehicles has a comprehensive website which addresses almost every question that you may have relating to everything from getting a license to operate a motor vehicle, to Driving While Intoxicated. Unfortunately, it is sometimes difficult to find the information that you are looking for when you visit the Department of Motor Vehicle website, and it is very difficult to contact the department by telephone. To address this situation we have created this page in an effort to simplify the way you access the voluminous information that exists on the website.New York State Driver Licenses
If you are interested in learning about the process of getting a permit and a license to operate a motor vehicle, please visit the New York DMV website section on Driver Licenses. If you are seeking to obtain, or to maintain a Commercial Driver License there are special rules that you must follow. This is because of the unique responsibility that we place on commercial drivers due to the recognition that they often drive more than the rest of us, and often under conditions that the rest of us may opt not to drive in. If you are seeking information about Commercial Driver Licenses you may do so at the following link.New York State Point System
Traffic tickets may adversely impact your ability to drive. It must be noted that a Driver License is a privilege and not a right. That means that the state has great authority to regulate Driver licenses. You may lose your license for a variety of reasons, including three speeding violations within 18 months, failure to pay child support and failure to pay taxes. Of course, there are other ways to lose your license such as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Manslaughter. A list of some Traffic Infractions and their associated penalties may be found at the following link.New York State DWI Penalties
If you have been convicted of a DWI, DWAI, DWAI Drugs or other DWI related offense, there are significant impacts to your ability to operate a motor vehicle. You may have your license suspended. Your license may be suspended, or it may even be revoked. In fat, in New York, if you have multiple DWI convictions, you may be prevented from applying for a new license. For more information regarding the penalties for DWI related convictions please visit the following link.New York State DMV Online Transaction
Many transactions that we use to have to physically visit the DMV for are now able to be completed online. If you are interested in completing a DMV transaction and you are either unable to physically go to your local DMV Office, or if you simply want to take advantage of the convenience of doing your transaction from home, please visit the following link.