On Tuesday, City Council Member Brad Lander introduced a new bill aimed at doing something—anything!—to make it more difficult for consistently reckless motorists to cruise through the streets with impunity.

The legislation, which has the support of TransAlt, Families for Safe Streets and other street safety advocates, would allow the city to boot or impound cars whose drivers rack up five or more red-light and speed camera violations within a year. The cars would remain un-drivable until the owner completes a traffic safety course, modeled after the widely-supported Driver Accountability Program. The bill also calls on the city to create an annual study of dangerous drivers, and to then offer recommendations on concrete reforms to lessen that behavior.

"Even with the good work we've done through Vision Zero, being hit by a vehicle is the main cause of injury-related death for children under 14, and the second most common cause for seniors in New York City," Lander said in a statement. "The Reckless Driver Accountability Act takes an innovative, data-driven, and restorative approach that will make NYC a leader in reducing dangerous driving and saving lives."

As it stands, drivers who commit on-camera traffic violations like running a red light or speeding in a school zone face only a $50 fine per violation, regardless of how many times they've been caught before. Fixing that lax enforcement approach would ideally fall to the state, seeing as the city doesn't have the authority to suspend or even add points to licenses. But there's little reason to believe that enough lawmakers in Albany are interested in looking out for New York's pedestrians.

A stark reminder of the consequences of that disinterest came in March, when Dorothy Bruns blew through a red light, killing two children and an unborn baby in Park Slope. It was later revealed that she'd received five camera violations for running red lights and speeding in school zones within the last year. Despite her abysmal record, she faced no threats to her license.

During a press conference on Tuesday, Lander also "aggressively demand[ed]" that the state legislature renew and expand the city's speed camera program, which will expire at the end of next month if no action is taken. While there are several proposals on the table, it's unclear whether an extension will be approved by the July 1st deadline.

"If Albany can't get it together to renew legislation that we have proof saves kids lives, then that is a truly broken and dysfunctional place," the council member said while unveiling a new redesign on 9th Street last week.

Until then, this nifty Twitter bot allows you to look up any driver's violation history, and serves as a blood-boiling reminder that a driver with a dozen school zone speeding violations is still perfectly welcome on the streets of New York City.