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Drunk Driving Archives

1 accused of drunk driving and endangering the safety of minors

The penalties for a conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol are serious, and may only grow in severity if children are involved. Those who are accused of drunk driving under similar circumstances may wish to protect themselves by challenging the charges, but they might be uncertain where to turn for help. A 48-year-old woman in New York is facing multiple charges after allegedly driving while intoxicated with five passengers in the vehicle, three of whom were minors.

1 facing DWI charges following pedestrian-related collision

Facing accusations of driving under the influence can be a stressful and daunting experience. The penalties for a drunk driving conviction are serious and may only increase in severity if a collision occurs in the process, especially one causing major injuries. A 27-year-old man is facing DWI charges following a recent accident involving a pedestrian in New York.

New York man accused of DUI following cyclist-related collision

In areas of dense population, many individuals may choose to travel via alternative forms of transportation, such as a bicycle. With much less in the way of protective barriers, cyclists and drivers both have a duty of care to follow to prevent a dangerous accident. A man has been arrested and accused of DUI after a recent collision in New York where he allegedly struck four cyclists, leaving one in critical condition.

Traffic stop leads to drunk driving charges for New York man

The penalties for driving under the influence are serious, and the consequences of a conviction may only increase in severity if additional charges are present. Those accused of similar crimes may find it beneficial to seek guidance in the early stages of the process for advice on how to proceed. A 54-year-old man has recently been arrested and accused of drunk driving following a recent traffic stop in New York.

1 accused of drunk driving after recent accident in New York

There are a multitude of circumstances in which a car accident may occur. Perhaps one of the more prevalent causes is intoxication, since impairment inherently reduces a person's reaction time and ability to make sound decisions while driving. A recent accident in New York is said to have taken place under similar circumstances, and a 26-year-old man has been accused of drunk driving in relation to it.

Single car wreck leads to drunk driving charges in New York

Impairment has been a contributing factor in many motor vehicle accidents throughout the years. Those who are accused of drunk driving face severe consequences if a conviction is obtained, perhaps even more so if a dangerous accident occurs in the process. A woman is currently facing drunk driving charges after a recent accident in New York.

Unsafe lane changes lead to drunk driving accusations for 1

There are numerous reasons that a person in New York or elsewhere might exhibit erratic behavior out on the road, some of which generally aren't considered a crime. Medical conditions can induce impairment at any given moment, potentially causing disorientation and/or dizziness. Unfortunately, when an individual is involved in a traffic stop during this time, the initial reaction of authorities may lead to accusations of drunk driving.

1 accused of drunk driving while wearing costume for festival

A conviction for driving under the influence can have a significant impact on a person's future in numerous ways. In addition to potentially leading to time behind bars, one's driving privileges may also be in jeopardy, even if only temporarily, which can create additional hardships, personal and professional alike. A 31-year-old man could be facing similar consequences after he was recently accused of drunk driving in New York.

1 accused of DUI in alleged incident at New York police academy

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense that can have disastrous consequences of the future for an accused individual. Allegations alone can be challenging to overcome, potentially creating difficulties in various areas of life, personal and professional alike. A man has recently been charged with DUI after an alleged incident in a police parking lot in New York.

New York man is arrested and faces felony drunk driving charges

A person who is accused of a felony might find the subsequent process to be stressful and intimidating. Felony crimes have severe penalties that can have a devastating effect on a person's future. A man could be facing similar challenges after he was recently arrested and accused of drunk driving and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in New York.