File #: Int 0415-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring a study of dangerous driving.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 5/19/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a study of dangerous driving
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Gale A. Brewer, Rita C. Joseph, Sandy Nurse, Shekar Krishnan, Lincoln Restler, (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough Presiden, (in conjunction with the Manhattan Borough Preside
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT), in collaboration with the Police Department and other appropriate agencies, to conduct an annual study of driving behavior to determine what behaviors are associated with traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities. DOT would be required to post a report on its website describing the conclusions of the study and its recommendations regarding dangerous driving, and report on any interventions undertaken by any agency and any increases or decreases in dangerous driving.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 415, 2. Int. No. 415, 3. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022

Int. No. 415

 

By Council Members Powers, Brooks-Powers, Brewer, Joseph, Nurse, Krishnan and Restler (in conjunction with the Brooklyn and Manhattan Borough Presidents)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a study of dangerous driving

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-199.8 to read as follows:

§ 19-199.8 Study of dangerous driving. The department, in collaboration with the police department and any other appropriate agencies identified by the mayor, shall conduct a study of driving behavior to identify specific behaviors indicating a pattern of dangerous driving associated with traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities. As part of such study the department shall analyze data including, but not limited to: hit-and-run police reports; convictions for traffic-related violations or crimes, including convictions pursuant to section 1212 of the vehicle and traffic law and section 19-190; MV104AN crash reports attributing dangerous conduct to the driver; driving activity of vehicles registered to people with suspended or revoked licenses; and, to the extent feasible, motor vehicle insurance information. Within one year of the submission of the report required by subdivision d of section 19-199.7, and on an annual basis thereafter, the department shall submit to the council and post on its official website a report on the indicators of dangerous driving identified by such study and the department’s recommendations for reducing dangerous driving, and any interventions undertaken by any agency with respect to dangerous driving and any increases or decreases in patterns of dangerous driving in the prior year.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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