Last Updated on August 19, 2021 by Lawrence Berezin
Where do I affix my NY registration and inspection stickers to avoid an NYC parking ticket?
I receive many calls and comments about the proper place to attach registration and inspection stickers for cars bearing NY license plates. The correct answer isWhen youre sitting in the drivers seat, affix the inspection sticker in the far, lower left-hand corner of your windshield.
Put the registration sticker on the right side of the inspection sticker (when sitting behind the wheel of your chariot). Your NY windshield should look like this:
Can I find this information anywhere on the NY DMV website?
Absolutely! Click on the image below and youll be whisked to the proper page on the DMV website to view this information.
Any place else?
-Look for a diagram on the backside of the stickers.
How do I replace a sticker?
-You may wish to check out one of my earlier blog articles, Improper Display of Inspection Sticker for the answer to this question.
Will I get an NYC parking ticket if my stickers are NOT placed properly?
There are several special parking rules dedicated to generating parking tickets for rhttps://newyorkparkingticket.com/registration-inspection-tickets/egistration and inspection violations. Here they are:
4-08(j) Standing or parking vehicles that violate registration and inspection rules are covered or have the VIN obscured.(1) Vehicles must be properly registered. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing a New York license plate or plates unless it is properly registered in accordance with the laws and rules of New York.(2) Valid plates must be properly displayed. No person shall stand or park a vehicle unless it properly displays the current plate or plates issued to it. For the purposes of this paragraph (j)(2), New York plates shall not be deemed properly displayed unless they are conspicuously displayed, one on the front and one on the rear of the vehicle, each securely fastened so as to prevent the same from swinging and placed, whenever reasonably possible, not higher than 48 inches and not lower than 12 inches from the ground, and they are kept clean and in a condition so as to be readable and shall not be covered by glass or any plastic material, and the view thereof shall not be obstructed by any part of the vehicle or by anything carried thereon. New York dealer or transporter plates issued pursuant to §415 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law shall be deemed properly displayed if the one plate issued is placed on the rear of the vehicle as described above. New York motorcycle plates and plates from other states shall be deemed properly displayed if at least one plate is fastened on the rear of the vehicle.(3) Vehicles must display valid registration sticker. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing a New York plate or plates unless it properly displays a current registration sticker.(4) Improper stickers prohibited. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing a New York plate or plates displaying an expired, mutilated, void, imitation, counterfeit or inappropriate New York registration sticker. (5) Registration plates, stickers, and tags must match. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing registration plates, stickers, and tags that do not match as to the information contained thereon.(6) Vehicles must display valid inspection sticker. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing New York plates unless it is properly inspected and properly displays a current inspection sticker or certificate, in accordance with §306(b) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law unless it bears New York dealer or transporter plates pursuant to §415 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.(7) Improper inspection stickers prohibited. No person shall stand or park a vehicle bearing New York plates displaying any mutilated, imitation or counterfeit of an official certificate of inspection.(8) Vehicle covers prohibited. No person shall stand or park a vehicle having a cover on it that obscures the make, color, vehicle identification number (VIN), license plates and/or registration and inspection stickers, and/or restricts entry to the vehicle if such vehicle is standing or parked in violation of posted rules. (9) Obscuring VIN prohibited. No person shall stand or park a vehicle that has the vehicle identification number obscured in any manner.
-If you get a ticket for improper registration or inspection, a Warrior is required to enter why it was improper on the ticket-Some of these rules do not apply to out-of-state chariots
Park safely. Make sure they charged you with the correct parking rule. The one that matches the parking violation.
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