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NYPD to Track Drivers via License Plate Readers

 

The New York Police Department has been using license plate reader technology for over 5 years. They’ve recently entered into a contract with Vigilant Solutions that will give them access to Vigilant’s nationwide database. Vigilant’s system collects license plate data scanned by over 500 readers throughout New York City and...

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NYSP Announces DWI Crackdown for Superbowl Weekend

 

As New Yorkers enjoy Super Bowl parties and viewings this weekend, the NYSP and local law enforcement agencies are cracking down on those who drive under the influence. This year’s STOP-DWI campaign started Saturday, February 6, 2016 and ends Monday, February 8, 2016. The campaign, which is funded by Governor...

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NY Laws For Drag Racers

 

Last month, Steven Rivera, a 25-year-old Ossining, New York resident was arrested for his participation in a fatal drag racing accident on June 26, 2011. Reportedly, Rivera and his friend Travis Clark were racing on Interstate 287 in Yonkers.  While reaching speeds over 100 mph, Clark lost control of his...

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Michelle and Jordan’s Law

 

Michelle and Jordan’s Law Stiffens the Penalties for High Speed Drag Racing The New York State Senate recently passed “Michelle and Jordan’s Law”, which is legislation to stiffen penalties for unlawful high-speed drag racing.  The legislation is in response to recent tragic automobile crashes involving suspected drag racing at high...

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