Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Attorney in NYC
Penalties for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in New York
Knowingly driving with a suspended license is known as aggravated unlicensed operation (AUO). Laws regarding this offense are found in N.Y. VTL §511, where it states that AUO can be committed in three degrees.
Third Degree Offense:
- $200-$500 fine and/or imprisonment for up to 30 days
Second Degree Offense:
- $500-$1,000 fine and/or imprisonment for up to 180 days
First Degree Offense:
- Class E felony
- $500-$5,000 fine and/or imprisonment for up to four years
There are numerous traffic violations that could result in suspension of a motorist's driver license. The most common offense is drunk driving, or DWI/DUI. If you have been charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, it's important to retain the services of an experienced firm. At Gannes & Musico, LLP our team of New York City aggravated unlicensed operation lawyers can put years of experience to fighting for the best possible outcome on your behalf.
If you are facing charges for aggravated unlicensed operation, call (877) 803-2603 to learn more about your legal options!
Length of License Suspension in New York
According to the NYS DMV, the length of the suspension depends on the violation and whether or not it was a repeat offense.
Driving while ability impaired by alcohol (DWAI)
- DWI with .08% BAC or higher
- Driving while ability impaired by a drug (DWAI-Drug)
- Vehicular homicide
- Road racing
- Three speeding violations within 18 months
- Leaving the scene
- Aggravated DWI (.18% BAC or higher or with child 15 years or younger in vehicle)
- DWI (.08% BAC or higher) or DWAI-Drug committed within 10 years of any previous violation
- First-time drug- or alcohol-related offense by a driver under 21 (Zero Tolerance law excepted)
If you have been ticketed for AUO, call Gannes & Musico, LLP today for aggressive defense from a NYC traffic lawyer! We have handled thousands of trial cases and could use our extensive knowledge and resources to build your defense and fight your AUO ticket. Without proper defense, you could face fines and time in jail, so be sure to schedule your free consultation today.
Charged with aggravated unlicensed operation? Call our offices at (877) 803-2603 or contact us online to learn how we could defend you from harsh penalties.
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