## How many points is 10 mph over in NY?

3 points

Vehicle and Traffic Law Points Guide

Article | Description | Points |
---|---|---|

Speeding | 1 to 10 mph over limit | 3 points |

Speeding | 11 to 20 mph over limit | 4 points |

Speeding | 21 to 30 mph over limit | 6 points |

Speeding | 31 to 40 mph over limit | 8 points |

**How much over the speed limit can you go in New York?**

You must obey the posted speed limit or, if no limit is posted, drive no faster than 55 mph. Be aware, however, that some cities in New York have speed limits lower than 55 mph that may not be posted. For example, the speed limit is 25 mph in New York City unless another limit is posted.

### Can you do 10 percent over the speed limit?

What is the ‘rule’? The ‘rule’ itself is quite straightforward: if the speed limit is (for example) 30mph, the rule states that you won’t get a speeding ticket unless you are going 10% plus 2 mph faster than the limit.

**Can you go to jail for speeding in NY?**

While it’s rare to go to jail for a speeding ticket, it can happen. Technically, a judge can send you to jail if you are 11 mph over the limit or more. If you go 11 to 30 mph over the speed limit you can be sent to jail for 15 days. If you go 31+ over the limit you can be sent to jail for 30 days.

#### How much is a 6 point speeding ticket in NY?

First Time Speeding Ticket Penalties

NY Speeding Violation | Total Fine, Surcharge & DRA | Points |
---|---|---|

Speeding 1-10 MPH over limit | $133 – $238 | 3 points |

Speeding 11- 20 MPH over limit | $178 – $388 | 4 points |

Speeding 21- 30 MPH over limit | $478 – $988 | 6 points |

Speeding 31-40 MPH over limit | $718 – $1,138 | 8 points |

**Is the 10% speed rule true?**

Is it true that the 10 per cent rule exists? You will not get a ticket provided your speed does not exceed the limit by more than 10 per cent, Gareth says. So for example, travelling at 35mph or above in a 30mph zone will be recorded as a speeding offence.

## Can I ask for proof of speeding?

Yes. However, on the vast majority of cases, there is no obligation upon the Police to disclose evidence until the case gets to Court. That said, if you persevere, you should be able to obtain same from the Police on a voluntary basis.