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How to Handle a DUI Stop

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4 Things to do When Stopped for a DUI DUI checkpoints and routine stops are increasing every year. Police are indeed cracking down on drunk drivers in New York. So, what can someone do at a DUI stop to improve the outcome of the case? The obvious first advice is to never drive after you… Read More »

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DUI Without Drugs or Alcohol

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Can I be Charged with DUI Even if I Have Not Been Drinking? Yes. You can definitely be charged with a crime if you are intoxicated by other substances, besides alcohol. To illustrate this point, consider champion golfer Tiger Woods’ May 2017 arrest near his home in Florida. Woods ‘blew’ a 0.00% on his… Read More »

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Open Container Laws

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Can Passengers Drink Alcohol In a Car? You might have heard stories about people innocently drinking a beer while riding in a friend’s car. The car is pulled over for something minor, say speeding, and then an officer ends up citing all the passengers with tickets for open container violations. Sadly, there is much… Read More »

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Underage DWI

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What are the Penalties Involved With Underage Drinking and DWI’s? When it comes to underage drinking in America, it is truly a situation of “good news and bad news.” According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of teens who are drinking has gone down by as much as 54% since 1991…. Read More »

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Can DUI Charge Get Dropped If The Officer Doesn’t Show Up?

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When a Police Officer Doesn’t Show Up to a DUI Hearing It is a common misconception that DUI charges get dropped automatically when the police officer is not present at the initial hearing. While it makes sense that a case would be dropped if the police officer does not show up, it would be… Read More »

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Restore License After Revocation

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Getting a License after a New York DWI Conviction If you are convicted of a drunk driving offense in New York, chances are you will lose your driving privileges. For first offenses, the suspension could be just 90 days, with second and third offenses carrying suspensions lasting a year or even longer. Getting your… Read More »

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Drunk Driving Statistics

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State-by-State Analysis: Drunk Driving in America According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and a report from the Fatality Reporting Analysis System (FARS), 119,100 people have died as a result of alcohol-related crashes between 2003 and 2012. In 2015 alone, another 10,265 people died in alcohol-related motor vehicle collisions. The rate of deaths… Read More »

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What You Should Know Before Purchasing A Personal Breathalyzer

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Pros and Cons of Using Personal Breathalyzers As law enforcement continues to increase penalties for drunk driving, it may seem wise to purchase a personal breathalyzer device. After all, if you are pulled over and the police suspect you may be intoxicated, it is a good bet the officer will administer a blood-alcohol test… Read More »

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New York’s Drunk Driving Laws

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Three Strikes and You’re Out: DWI Laws in New York Mistakes happen. Good people can make bad decisions, such as driving under the influence in Long Island. Even drivers who have a history of making bad decisions like driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can generally get their licenses back once they… Read More »

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Impact of Social Media on Your DWI Case

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How Social Media can Affect Your DWI Case Spend 20 minutes scrolling through the comments section of a popular post on Facebook or Twitter. Chances are it is filled with all sorts of inappropriate statements. Research shows that people generally say and do things online that they would never consider saying or doing in… Read More »

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