Driving Resources

  • Teen Electronic Event Notification Service (Teens) (PDF) - a voluntary free service offered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that provides an opportunity for the parent or guardian of a minor, under the age of 18, to be notified in the event that a ticket, conviction, suspension, revocation or crash appears on the minor’s driver’s license record
  • Tips for How to Get Your Driver's License - description about the process to obtain your learner's permit and driver's license

Orange County STOP DWI: Information & Programs on Safe Driving

Learn about Orange County STOP DWI:

  • Regulation change effective June 1, 2013: The NYS Department of Motor Vehicles will increase the number of points issued against an individual’s driving record upon the conviction for texting-while-driving and cell-phone related infractions from the current three points to five points.
  • Proposed legislation: The Governor's proposed legislation will impose the same penalties on drivers with probationary and junior licenses for texting-while-driving that they now receive for speeding and reckless driving: 60-day suspensions for first convictions and revocations of 60 days (for junior licenses) or 6 months (for probationary licenses)