These 7 Places In New York State Gave Out The Most Traffic Tickets
During the holidays there will be an increase in police on the roads across New York State. In addition to New York State Troopers giving out tickets, these 7 places issued tons of tickets in 2021, so you should be very careful if you have to drive through any of them.
The NYSP enforcement period is already underway; it kicked off on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, and runs through Sunday, January 1, 2023. All around New York State, there will be DUI checkpoints targeting impaired drivers, as well as more Troopers on the roadways. NYSP will be conducting underage drinker details around the state.
Troopers will be looking for distracted drivers, people who are not wearing their seatbelts, and drivers violating the "Move Over Law." They will use both marked and unmarked cars to catch drivers violating traffic laws.
These 7 Places Issued The Most Traffic Tickets In 2021
While the holiday enforcement period is underway, these places gave out a massive number of tickets year-around. Traffic Tickets listed the places in New York State that gave out the most tickets in 2021.
Based on detailed and reliable data regarding traffic tickets issued throughout the State of New York last year, we have determined which towns dole out the most tickets. There is a direct correlation between the revenue raised from traffic tickets and the amount a town gives out. Essentially, the more revenue a town received, the higher the number of traffic tickets it issued.
7. Town of Wallkill - $2,652,805.15
Wallkill is a town in Orange County, New York.
6. Town of Harrison - $2,661,917.80
Harrison is a town-village in Westchester County, New York.
5. Town of Amherst - $2,671,767.03
Amherst is a town in Erie County, New York.
4. Town of Colonie - $2,717,038.69
Colonie is a town in Albany County, New York.
3. Town of Greenburgh - $2,720,498.93
Greenburgh is a town in Westchester County, New York.
2. Town of Southampton - $3,071,511.95
Southampton is a town in Suffolk County, New York,
1. New York City - $16,071,511.95
New York City comprises 5 boroughs - Manhattan, Staten Island, Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn.