NY Traffic Points and Penalties
Certificate of Inspection - Failing to Display
No motor vehicle shall be operated or parked on the public highways of New York unless a certificate or certificates of inspection, as required by Art. 5 - Periodic Inspection of Motor Vehicles, is or are displayed upon the vehicle or affixed to the registration certificate for the vehicle as may be determined by the commissioner.
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A violation of § 306(b) shall be punishable by
- a fine of $50 to $100 for a first offense, and by
- a fine of $50 to $200 dollars or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for each subsequent offense;
provided however, that if the vehicle bears a certificate or certificates of inspection which was or were valid within the last 60 days, such violation shall be punishable by a fine of $25 to $50.
It is a traffic infraction for any person to violate any of the provisions of the VTL … unless such violation is by the VTL or other law of New York declared to be a misdemeanor or felony.
(1)(c) Whenever proceedings in an administrative tribunal or a court of New York result in a conviction for an offense … or a traffic infraction under the VTL…, there shall be levied a crime victim assistance fee in the amount of $5 and a mandatory surcharge, in addition to any sentence required or permitted by law, in the amount of $55.
(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 1809(1), in the event a proceeding is in a town or village court, the court shall add an additional $5 to the surcharges imposed by § 1809(1).
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever proceedings in a court or an administrative tribunal of New York result in a conviction for an offense … or for a traffic infraction under the VTL, … there shall be levied in addition to any sentence, penalty or other surcharge required or permitted by law, an additional surcharge of $28.
The following violations shall not be assigned any point value:
(ii) any violation relating to motor vehicle inspection, vehicle weights or dimensions or vehicle equipment other than inadequate service brakes[.]
Last verified: 2018-03-31