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Driving while talking/texting on phone: DMV points and fines in Nassau and Suffolk County?

points and fines for texting/talking on phone in Nassau and Suffolk countyDue to recent changes enacted by Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, if you receive a traffic ticket in New York State for either talking or texting on a mobile device while driving, you can now receive three (3) DMV points against you for the commission of this traffic infraction. In addition, significant fines can be levied against you including mandatory state surcharges and administrative fees. If found guilty of this particular offense, there can be ramifications on your auto insurance premiums in addition to points counted against you on your New York State driving abstract.

If you receive such a traffic summons, it is important that you speak to an experienced Nassau and Suffolk County traffic lawyer to assist you or family member.