NY Traffic Points and Penalties
No Red Flag or Red Light with Crane, Boom, Load
(27) When a vehicle
(a) has a crane, boom or other similar device attached or
(b) is loaded with any material,
and such crane, boom, device or material extends four feet or more beyond the front or rear of such vehicle, such vehicle shall be provided with
- a red flag not less than 24 inches square by day and
- a red light visible from the rear and an amber light visible from the front for a distance of at least 500 feet by night
on the extreme end of the extending portion of such crane, boom, device or material.
(32) The violation of [this provision of § 375] shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $150 or by imprisonment for not exceeding 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment[.]
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)(a) Whenever proceedings in an administrative tribunal or a court of New York result in a conviction for a traffic infraction pursuant to Art. 9 - Equipment of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles, 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 $25.
(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: 2017-02-12