New York V.T.L. § 512

Any person who operates any motor vehicle upon a public highway while the certificate of registration of such motor vehicle or privilege of operation of such motor vehicle in this state or privilege of obtaining a certificate of registration issued by the commissioner is suspended or revoked shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not exceeding thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment for conviction of a first offense; by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not exceeding ninety days or by both such fine and imprisonment for a conviction of a second offense committed within a period of eighteen months; by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not exceeding one hundred eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment for a conviction of a third or subsequent offense committed within a period of eighteen months. In case any person summoned in accordance with the provisions of section 53:4-1 of this Title shall refuse to obey the subpoena or to give testimony or answer questions, or to produce any book, paper or document as required, the Superior Court may, upon ex parte application, compel him to do so.


Did you get a pink criminal court appearance ticket (summons) ‚Äč for VTL § 512?

Getting a pink colored criminal court appearance ticket is serious because violating section 512 is a misdemeanor and could give you a criminal record. If you or a loved one was given a criminal court appearance ticket for a suspended registration (VTL 512), we can appear in court and fight to get your ticket dismissed or resolved with no criminal record. You can submit your ticket here or contact us 212-619-3900 for consultation about your ticket and to go over the different options.

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