How to plead to or pay New York City (NYC) 'TVB' traffic tickets

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New York City tickets

All non-criminal traffic violation tickets issued in the 5 boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island) are adjudicated by the Department of Motor Vehicles Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB).

TVB does not handle tickets returnable to local courts or the following violation types:

  • Parking
  • Red light camera
  • Speed camera
  • Misdemeanor or Felony offenses (for example, DWI)

The Traffic Violations Bureau does not adjudicate tickets outside of New York City. See information about tickets received outside of New York City.


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