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Don't let drunk driving charges ruin your life

There are a lot of ways to ruin perfectly fine evenings out in New York, with friends. One is to get pulled over by police on your way home on suspicion of drunk driving. Since, as the saying goes, anything you say or do could be used against you in court, it's really important to make informed, thought-out decisions when answering any questions a police officer at the scene of a traffic stop may ask you. 

1 facing drunk driving charges after crash at construction site

Being accused of driving under the influence of alcohol can be a stressful and intimidating experience. A conviction for similar charges carries serious consequences, which may only become more severe should an accident occur, especially if another party suffers injuries in the process. A 28-year-old man is facing several charges after he was recently arrested and accused of drunk driving following an accident involving a construction worker in New York.

Hit-and-run collision leads to drunk driving charges for 1 man

A 62-year-old man has recently been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following a recent motor vehicle accident in New York in which he allegedly fled the scene. Leaving the scene of a collision is never advisable, and may only increase suspicion of wrong-doing among investigating officers. Individuals who are accused of drunk driving under similar circumstances may find it beneficial to seek guidance as soon as charges are filed.

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.