VALESKY LEGISLATION TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR DRUNK DRIVING
Also known as Kane’s Law, the bill would also enact stronger penalties who drive while their license is revoked…read more.
ALCOHOL, DRUGS & IMPAIRED DRIVING INDEX & OVERVIEW
This law returns fine money to counties for anti-DWI programs…read more.
STOP-DWI V&T LAW & COMMISSIONER’S REGULATIONS
“The program”, as used in this section, shall mean the special traffic options program for driving while intoxicated, a program established pursuant to this section, and approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.…read more
Leandra’s Law (Chapter 496 of the Laws of 2009), amended the Vehicle and Traffic Law and the Penal Law to establish a new Class E felony related to driving while intoxicated with a child…read more.
LAWMAKERS URGED TO STRENGTHEN DWI LAWS
Leading anti-DWI advocates today joined Attorney General Spitzer in urging state lawmakers to break the logjam that has stalled action on stronger DWI initiatives.…read more.
STATE’S URGED TO ADOPT STRONGER DWI LAWS
Attorney General Spitzer today called for legislative approval of a comprehensive anti-DWI program that he said could lead to dramatic reductions in alcohol-related crashes throughout the state.…read more.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DWI & LEANDRA’S LAW
SENATE PASSES MANDATORY DWI TESTING AFTER SERIOUS ACCIDENTS
The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would help convict dangerous drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs…read more.
LAWYER FINDS LOOPHOLE TO SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS
At a sobriety checkpoint, most drivers roll down their windows, and through a quick conversation, prove to police they haven’t been drinking.…read more