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Unsafe Lane Change Violation

Is An Unsafe Lane Change Considered to Be A Misdemeanor in New York?

New York Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) 1128(a) governs the violation of an “unsafe lane change”. Please note that while that a conviction under this statute is a traffic violation and not a misdemeanor or criminal offense, it does carry three (3) DMV points upon conviction. Furthermore, this charge is considered a “serious traffic conviction” Read on…