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Motorcyclist arrested after fatal drunk driving accident

The decisions a driver makes could control the outcomes of their travel. If a driver fails to comply with the rules of the road and uphold the standard duty of care while driving, they could be cited with a traffic citation or even cause a crash. In the event of a serious automobile collision, authorities seek to understand the cause and fault. If they suspect that the driver was under the influence, the driver could be placed under arrest and charged with an OWI offense. This could mean serious penalties for the suspect drunk driver.

New York man charged with drunk driving after fatal accident


Following an automobile accident, authorities seek to understand the cause of the crash and assign fault. Their investigation could result in a driver being accused of driving while intoxicated. A DWI charge could mean serious penalties, which could affect the personal and professional life of the accused. This is why it is crucial that anyone accused of driving while intoxicated understand the charges against them and develop a defense strategy.

Driver suspected of DWI after an accident at NYPD headquarters


In New York and in states across the nation, authorities will stop a driver or question a driver after an accident if they suspect that driver is under the influence. When this occurs, drivers are often asked to complete a battery of tests. Depending on the results or the officer's suspicion, a driver might be asked to submit to a blood alcohol test. Following this step, a driver could be arrested for a DWI and could face serious penalties if convicted.

Long Island woman faces felony DUI after accident

When New York drivers are pulled over, they often expect officers to question them about the details of stop. When an accident occurs, authorities seek to understand the cause and assign fault. That's why drivers may go through a series of questions and may even be subjected to some tests. When a driver is suspected of being under the influence, a filed sobriety test and blood alcohol test are often administered. The results could cause the driver to face a DUI and serious penalties.

Felony DWI charges after stop by Buffalo police

A drunk driving conviction can have serious effects on a person's life. People can face jail time, large fines, community service and probation if found guilty of a DWI. In addition to these penalties people may also lose their drivers' licenses or be forces to use an ignition interlock device in their car. These penalties can affect a person's financial future, limit job opportunities and more.

New York man charged with two DWIs in one night

A New York man has been arrested for driving under the influence twice in one night. According to police officers, the man was driving at a local fast food restaurant when he hit the car in front of him in the drive-through line at around 1:00 a.m. At that time, police claim that the man's blood alcohol content level was more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent. They say his BAC level registered at 0.25 percent.

Concerns raised over 'optional' status of impaired driving survey

Imagine for a moment that you are driving down the road, and you suddenly see some flashing lights and orange cones up ahead. You assume there's some sort of accident that is being addressed -- but no, it's actually a DWI checkpoint. "That's weird," you think to yourself. There was no mention of a checkpoint in the paper or online, and you never heard about it from other people or law enforcement officials.

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