Out Of State Drivers With Suspensions in New York

Published on 2/22/2019
Updated on 5/27/2024

This is an article for motorists that are not licensed in New York State but have suspensions in New York State. There are urban legends and misconceptions that this article will hopefully clear up.

Out-of-State Motorist Ignoring a New York State Ticket

If you are licensed in another state, you cannot ignore tickets in New York. In the vast majority of cases, if you get a ticket in New York and you ignore the ticket, then your home state will be notified and your home state will suspend your license. This is done pursuant to the Non-Resident Violator Compact.

New York State Can Suspend an Out-of-State Motorist

New York State can suspend you from driving in New York even if your license is from another state. For example, if a New Jersey resident with a New Jersey driver’s license gets violations in New York that total 11 points, then New York can suspend the New York driving privileges of the New Jersey resident. New York cannot suspend a New Jersey license, but they can suspend the privileges of a New Jersey motorists from driving in New York. In this scenario, the New Jersey driver can drive anywhere in the United States, but not in New York State. If you drive in New York with suspended privileges in New York, you are subject to arrest and criminal prosecution in New York.

Are my Driving Privileges suspended in New York?

If you have an out of state license and receive traffic tickets in New York State, you may want to ensure that your New York privileges are okay. It is simple to get your own driving record from the state in which you are licensed. But it is not simple to get your New York record if you are not licensed in New York. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office can help. For a nominal fee we can run your New York record to ensure that you are in good standing in New York. If you are suspended, we can advise on how to clear up the suspension. Often clearing up a suspension does not require legal work.

Clearing a New York State Suspension

If you need help clearing a suspension, the team at the Benjamin Goldman Law Office will be glad to help. We are a New York State traffic ticket defense firm that operates across the entire state. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office helps clients with suspensions from Brooklyn to Tonawanda and all places in between. Our firm has helped many out-of-state motorists clear up their New York suspensions on an expedited basis. Our firm prioritizes suspension clearing because they are time sensitive. Our attorneys can also appear in court for you, which means you can get it all cleared up without leaving home. Feel free to get in touch with us. Consultations are free.

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