Driver License Points Added to Strengthen Distracted Driving Law, Decrease Cell Phone Use
Officials at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have announced that the Department will impose two points on the driving records of those who have been found guilty of driving while using a cell phone for offenses committed on or after February 16, 2011. Previously, no points were assigned for talking on a cell phone although two points are assigned for texting while driving violations.
Enhanced Drivers Licenses available 09/16/2008
All three Motor Vehicle Offices in Cattaraugus County will be offering the new Enhanced Driver Licenses beginning Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 8:00am. The staff in the Olean, Little Valley and Delevan Offices have received training in the processing of these licenses which will allow border crossing between the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean without the need for a US Passport.