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Fines for §1180(f) - Speeding in a Construction Zone

by Seth Azria on 6/14/2018

Understandably, speeding in a construction zone can be a sensitive subject with prosecutors and therefore plea bargaining for a reduction is often more difficult.

Fines and Possible Jail

for the first conviction in 18 Months
  • $90 - $150 - For 10 mph over the limit or less.  No possible jail. 
  • $180 - $300 - For 11-30 mph over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail.
  • $360 - $600 - For 31 mph or more over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail. 
for the second conviction in 18 Months
  • $90 - $300 - For 10 mph over the limit or less. No possible jail. License Suspension.*
  • $180 - $450 - For 11-30 mph over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail. License Suspension.*
  • $360 - $750 - For 31 mph or more over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail. License Suspension.*
for the third conviction in 18 Months
  • $90 - $525 - For 10 mph over the limit or less. No possible jail. License Revocation.*
  • $180 - $675 - For 11-30 mph over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail. License Revocation.*
  • $360 - $975 - For 31 mph or more over the limit. Up to 30 days in jail. License Revocation.*

*There will be a 60-day license suspension for two convictions in 18 months for speeding in a construction zone. License revocation will occur after a third conviction in 18 months.

*For CDL drivers, one conviction 15 mph over the limit will cause a 60-day license suspension. After a second conviction within 3 years, there will be a 120 day suspension.

Mandatory Surcharge

  •     $143 for town and village courts
  •     $135 for other courts, e.g. city courts

Points for Speeding Convictions

  • 1-10 over the posted limit - 3 pts
  • 11-20 over the posted limit - 4 pts
  • 21-30 over the posted limit - 6 pts** ($300 DRA)
  • 31-40 over the posted limit - 8 pts** ($450 DRA)
  • over 40 over the posted limit - 11 pts** ($675 DRA and license suspension)

**A conviction for 6 points or more in any 18 month period will cause a Driver Responsibility Assessment (DRA), from the New York DMV, in the amount listed. This assessment will be due in addition to the court fine and applies to all drivers regardless of where they are licensed to drive. 

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