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Understanding The New York Desk Appearance Ticket (DAT) during Covid-19

The Desk Appearance Ticket (DATs) has increased in use and significance since the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Desk Appearance Ticket was generally utilized in the Nassau and Suffolk Counties of New York (pre-pandemic) for minor charges and violations and by the New York State Police for DWIs and DUIs. Through necessity, the DATs role has been expanded Read More

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New Year’s Resolution for 2021: Responsible Driving when Drinking

Driving while under the influence of alcohol puts everyone on the road at risk. Protect yourself and your loved ones by always avoiding alcohol when you drive. Every holiday party starts with planning, and you should apply that same mindset before getting on the highway. If you decide to drink, plan ahead to have a Read More

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The History of Drunk Driving and the Drunkometer.

According to the History Channel’s “THIS DAY IN HISTORY” – September 10, 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for Drunk Driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pleaded guilty and was fined 25 shillings. In the United States, the first laws against operating Read More

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Valentines a Drinking Holiday? Suprisingly, Yes

Polls show Valentine’s Day ranks #3 for the highest holiday DUI/DWI arrests. The trends for VDay are almost polar opposite in motive. Some go out on dates hoping for new love, while others are out with friends to drink their Xs away. VDay specials will often give a free bottle of wine with dinner. Other Read More

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Prescription Medication DUI/DWI

Prescription Medication DUI Most people associate driving under the influence with being impaired by alcohol. However, you can also be convicted of a DUI and face sharp fees, based on being under the influence of drugs, including prescription medication. Some states have per se drug DUI rules, such that you cannot drive if you have Read More

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