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MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES

CLASS A MISDEMEANORS:

NYPL § 270.25 - Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree: 

A person is guilty of unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree when, knowing that he or she has been directed to stop his or her motor vehicle by a uniformed police officer or a marked police vehicle by the activation of either the lights or the lights and siren of such vehicle, he or she thereafter attempts to flee such officer or such vehicle by driving at speeds which equal or exceed 25 mph above the speed limit or engaging in reckless driving as defined by NY VTL § 1212.

 

CLASS E FELONIES:

NYPL § 270.30 - Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 2nd Degree: *

A person is guilty of unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the 2nd degree when:

(1) He commits the offense of Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree, (NYPL § 270.25);

AND

(2) As a result of such conduct a police officer or a third person suffers serious physical injury. 

 

CLASS D FELONIES:

NYPL § 270.35 - Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree: *

A person is guilty of unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the second degree when:

(1) He commits the offense of Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree, (NYPL § 270.25);

AND

(2) As a result of such conduct a police officer or a third person is killed. 

 

MISDEMEANORS:

NY VAT § 511 - Operation While License or Privilege is Suspended or Revoked: *

1. Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.

(a) A person is guilty of the offense of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree when such person operates a motor vehicle upon a public highway while knowing or having reason to know that such person's license or privilege of operating such motor vehicle in this state or privilege of obtaining a license to operate such motor vehicle issued by the commissioner is suspended, revoked or otherwise withdrawn by the commissioner.

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MISDEMEANORS & FELONIES (CLASS D & E):

NY VAT § 1192 - Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs: *

1. Driving while ability impaired. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate such motor vehicle is impaired by the consumption of alcohol.

2. Driving while intoxicated; per se. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while such person has .08 of 1% or more by weight of alcohol in the person's blood as shown by chemical analysis of such person's blood, breath, urine or saliva, made pursuant to the provisions of NY VAT § 1194.

2-a. Aggravated driving while intoxicated.

(a) Per se. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while such person has .18 of 1% or more by weight of alcohol in such person's blood as shown by chemical analysis of such person's blood, breath, urine or saliva made pursuant to the provisions of NY VAT § 1194.

(b) With a child. No person shall operate a motor vehicle in violation of subdivision (2), (3), (4) or (4-a) of this section while a child who is 15 years of age or less is a passenger in such motor vehicle.

3. Driving while intoxicated. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition.

4. Driving while ability impaired by drugs. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate such a motor vehicle is impaired by the use of a drug as defined in this chapter.

4-a. Driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of alcohol and any drug or drugs. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate such motor vehicle is impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of alcohol and any drug or drugs.

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*Not verbatim. Click here for link to full text of current law

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