Written by attorney James Ryan Daley

The Pain of Points: A Quick Overview of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Point System

The DMV has a long-standing reputation especially for making its visitors stand and wait. They are the guardians of our licenses and driving privileges because being able to drive a vehicle is not a right, it is a privilege granted by the state. Here's a quick overview of NYS DMV's points system.

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