2017 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle & Traffic
Title 7 - Rules of the Road
Article 34 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Devices
1240 - Leaving the Scene of an Incident Involving a Wheeled Non-Motorized Means of Conveyance Without Reporting in the Second Degree.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 1240 (2017)

1240. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the second degree. 1. Any person age eighteen years or older operating a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance, including, but not limited to bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates and skate boards, who, knowing or having cause to know, that physical injury, as defined in subdivision nine of section 10.00 of the penal law, has been caused to another person, due to the operation of such non-motorized means of conveyance by such person, shall, before leaving the place where the said physical injury occurred, stop, and provide his name and residence, including street and street number, to the injured party, if practical, and also to a police officer, or in the event that no police officer is in the vicinity of the place of said injury, then such person shall report said incident as soon as physically able to the nearest police station or judicial officer.

2. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the second degree is a violation.


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