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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.

Failure to signal leads to drunk driving charges in New York

Countless individuals have been arrested following accusations of driving under the influence of alcohol. Determining intoxication can be a delicate process, especially with numerous issues, such as medical conditions, often exhibiting similar signs. Unfortunately, drunk driving is often the initial assumption of arresting officers. A man has recently been arrested following allegations of driving under the influence in New York.

Prior DWI convictions may complicate future defense in New York

A record of previous related convictions may complicate matters for individuals facing new charges. For example, a New York man was recently charged with DWAI Drugs when a police search supposedly revealed a prior DWI conviction. Following what was supposed to be a traffic stop, the man was placed under arrest for this class E felony.

New York woman facing drunk driving charges after crash into pole

Without all the details, it can be difficult to ascertain the truth of any situation. Take, for example, a recent case in New York of a woman who accidentally crashed her car. Police arrested her for alleged drunk driving, but the article makes no mention of any details to corroborate that fact.

New York woman's alleged failure to dim lights led to DWI charges

A New York woman was arrested on the evening of Jan. 27 on accusations that she was driving while intoxicated. Police reports indicate that she was initially pulled over when she allegedly failed to dim her headlights. She is now facing DWI charges.