Town can now forfeiture automobiles caught drag racing

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The associates of the Greenburgh Town Board unanimously adopted a regulation identical to legislation previously accredited by the White Plains and Yonkers City Council at the December 9th meeting seeking to support deal with the issue of drag racing on Greenburgh streets. The new law authorizes the forfeitures of cars – if the owner was convicted of drag racing.
the noise associated with unlawful speed contests creates a nuisance and diminishes the high quality of lifetime appreciated by our people. The races themselves are also hazardous, not only to the individuals but to bystanders and other cars lawfully employing the street.
At the Town Board conference James Nolan spoke. Mr. Nolan’s brother, Michael Nolan, was killed in a travel-by shooting that stemmed from a drag race in which he was not collaborating. The tragedy knowledgeable by the Nolan family became the impetus for his marketing campaign to tackle the risks of drag racing and the nuisance they result in in our communities.

Amid the streets in which drag racing often happens is Central Avenue. Because White Plains and Yonkers presently have a law authorizing forfeiture of automobiles where by drag racing occurred -owning Greenburgh adopt a equivalent regulation will supply the police with the enforcement equipment to aggressively handle this issue and to coordinate with Yonkers and White Plains. The law will be enforced on all streets in the city.
The primary component of the offer is a community law that would authorize the Town to begin a civil action looking for forfeiture of a automobile applied in link with drag racing (aka: illegal pace contests) just after the registered proprietor of the auto is convicted underneath or pleads responsible to area 1182 of the New York Point out Automobile & Targeted traffic Regulation. Segment 1182 precisely prohibits pace contests and races. A conviction less than this portion is a misdemeanor.

PAUL FEINER, Greenburgh City Supervisor

TB 1 – 12/09/2020
Resolution of the City Board of the Town of Greenburgh amending the Code of the Town of Greenburgh Chapter 380, entitled “Sound,” to develop a new Subsection authorizing a penalty for noise violations ensuing from cars operated by individuals while engaged in illegal speed contests or races (Held about from Town Board Assembly of 11/24/2020)

TB 2 – 12/09/2020
Resolution of the City Board of the Town of Greenburgh amending the Code of the City of Greenburgh Subsection 460-1 by incorporating a new definition entitled “Illegal Speed Contest” and producing a new Write-up XIII, entitled “Forfeiture of Motor vehicles in Connection with Felony Acts,” authorizing the forfeiture of motor vehicles operated by individuals while engaged in unlawful velocity contests or races (Held more than from City Board Meeting of 11/24/2020)

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