Driving in New York City

Renting A Car

Why bother to own a car in New York City? Parking is hard, cab drivers don't usually like to share the road, and the Public Transportation System can take you wherever you want to go for $2.00. Sometimes, though, there's nothing like driving; for these occasions, rent one!

NYC Driving Laws

There are certain laws and rules of the road for New York that you should be aware of before driving into the city. For complete information on these laws, visit the DMV's site.

Driving Directions into Manhattan

Check out the Chamber of Commerce's website.

Current Traffic and Transit Conditions

Tune into the Shadow Traffic Network or the Metro Traffic Control reports on most local broadcast stations during rush hour (radio stations).

Alternate side of the street parking

Visit the Department of Transportation website for rules and regulations or visit http://www.orchardst.com/parking/ for a calendar.

Parking Facilities in New York

Call: (212)/(718)225-5368 or visit the City Planning site for excellent detailed maps of Manhattan's parking facilities.

New York New Car Lemon Law

The New Car Lemon Law provides a legal remedy for consumers who are buyers or lessees of new cars and certain used cars that turn out to be lemons. For more information, visit the State Attorney General's website.


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