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Is there a connection between energy drinks and drunk driving?

According to a new study, if you are a fan of energy drinks, you may be at greater risk of a drunk driving violation. The study found that people who consumed alcohol and energy drinks together were more likely to get behind the wheel when they knew they were too intoxicated compared to people who drank alcohol only, reports Live Science.

Advances in modern technology aim to put an end to DWI

In the not-so-distant future, drivers in New York will have cars that are capable of more automation than ever before. While many of these advances aim to make roads safer, they may also have the added result of drastically cutting down on incidences of driving while intoxicated. People could enjoy an evening out in New York, have a few drinks and then get into their cars secure in the knowledge that their car will get them safely home without their having to operate the vehicle.

Drunk driver causes fatal accident on the BQE

Drivers in New York who are charged with driving while intoxicated often face a slew of other charges as well, especially if they are involved in a fatal accident. As the number of charges piles up, so do the possible penalties, many of which can change a person’s life forever.

Enforcement of ignition interlock use comes under fire in Queens

Many New York drivers who are convicted of driving while intoxicated are required to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle. Ignition interlocks function by requiring a driver to breathe into a device and preventing the car from being started if the driver’s blood alcohol content is too high. However, according to the New York Daily News, an audit of the Queens District Attorney’s Office revealed that installation of these devices is not being properly enforced.

What should I know about driving in NY on Labor Day weekend?

If you are planning on driving somewhere in New York on Labor Day weekend, you may want to do so with caution, particularly if you plan on drinking any alcohol. As part of New York’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, a statewide crackdown on impaired driving is planned for the period from August 18 to September 5, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Press Office.

Crash at JFK Airport caused by drunk driver

Being charged with driving while intoxicated in New York is a serious offense and not knowing what will happen next can be scary for many people. The potential consequences can be quite harsh and will depend on a number of factors, including the person’s past driving record and the circumstances surrounding the incident.

What happens to my license if I am convicted of multiple DUI’s?

The State of New York takes alcohol and drug related driving offenses seriously. According to the New York Department of Motor Vehicles, there are a few factors that will be taken into consideration when deciding the fate of your driver’s license should you incur multiple DUI violations.

NY authorities cracking down on underage drinking

New Yorkers who are under the age of 21 should think twice before trying to purchase alcohol and getting behind the wheel, as law enforcement agencies across the state are cracking down on underage imbibers, as well as the use of fake IDs. The Governor’s office announced in June that a series of sweeps would be planned to coincide with the summer concern season.

3 injured and 1 killed by off-duty officer who was driving drunk

New Yorkers who drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol can put themselves and others in grave danger. When they are caught or when a tragedy occurs, the consequences for the driver can be extremely serious and have a lasting effect on the driver’s life.

Can a breathalyzer test be wrong?

Yes, it is possible for the results of a breathalyzer test to not accurately reflect the amount of alcohol that is present in your system. Therefore, the continued use of breath tests in New York as a way to determine a person’s level of intoxication may have the unfortunate result of causing you to face a charge of driving while intoxicated even if you are innocent.