§ 330 Commissioner to Administer Article; May Require Proof; Court Review
§ 331 Proof Required Upon Certain Convictions
§ 332 Proof Required in the Event of Certain Judgments
§ 333 Payments Sufficient to Satisfy Requirements of This Article
§ 334 Suspension Waived Upon Payment of Judgment in Installments
§ 335 Security and Proof Required Following Accident
§ 336 Duty of Courts to Report Judgments
§ 337 Suspension, Duration
§ 338 Application to Non-Resident, Other Persons
§ 339 Owner May Give Proof for Chauffeur or Member of Family
§ 340 Surrender of License and Evidences of Registration
§ 341 Amount of Proof Required
§ 342 Alternate Methods of Giving Proof
§ 343 Proof of Financial Responsibility by Certificate Showing Motor Vehicle Liability Policy Obtained
§ 344 Certificate Furnished by Non-Resident
§ 345 Motor Vehicle Liability Policy
§ 346 Proof of Financial Responsibility Not Required After February First, Nineteen Hundred Fifty-Seven
§ 348 Article Not to Affect Other Policies
§ 349 Filing a Bond as Proof of Financial Responsibility
§ 350 Money or Securities Deposited as Proof of Financial Responsibility
§ 351 Person Having Given Proof May Substitute Other Proof
§ 352 If Proof Fails Commissioner May Require Other Proof
§ 353 When Commissioner May Release Proof
§ 354 Commissioner to Furnish Operating Record
§ 355 Operating Without Giving Proof When Proof Required
§ 356 Forging or Without Authority Signing Proof of Financial Responsibility
§ 357 Failing to Report Convictions and Judgments
§ 358 Otherwise Violating Article
§ 359 Definitions
§ 360 Exceptions
§ 361 Self-Insurers
§ 362 Article Not to Repeal Other Motor Vehicle Laws
§ 363 Expenses of Administering Article
§ 364 Uniformity of Interpretation
§ 365 Short Title
§ 366 Past Application of Article
§ 367 This Article Does Not Prevent Other Process
§ 368 Constitutionality

Terms Used In New York Laws > Vehicle and Traffic > Title 3 > Article 7 - Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.