Drug DWIs can carry serious penalties

In New York state, it is illegal to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. You may be subject to additional penalties if you refuse to submit to a chemical test, and this is generally true even if you aren't convicted of a DUI charge. The potential...

The basics of DWAI/DWI charges in New York

All states enforce DUI laws, though the charges and names of the offenses vary. Regardless of the charges, drivers could face stiff court fines and jail time as well as varying charges. Police commonly charge drivers in New York with driving while intoxicated (DWI) or...

An officer was injured after being hit by a drunk driver

A police officer in New York has been hospitalized after being struck by a drunk driver. The officer was driving an unmarked vehicle while searching the highway for people driving under the influence. As he started to make a left turn, he was struck by another vehicle...