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NYS DMV Announces Change in Cell Phone Violation Law

News from Clerk's Office posted on Tue, 02/15/2011 - 3:08pm

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.

Empire Gold Plate Issuance

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 4:25pm

New York State License Plates

Per Dave Swarts, Commissioner of Motor Vehicles for New York State

This month, let me share with you some news about the pending issuance of new style license plates.

New Laws for Young Drivers

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 3:51pm

As of February 22, 2010 the following changes to New York’s Licensing Laws affect young drivers:

Enhanced Driver Licenses (EDL) available

News from Clerk's Office posted on Fri, 09/12/2008 - 1:59pm

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.

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