DUI

3 FAQs about DWI charges

Your choice to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs comes with many consequences, both emotionally and financially. If charged with a DWI in New York State, knowing the possible repercussions may help you better handle what comes next. 1. What penalties may I...

Where can adults use marijuana legally?

New York drug laws changed to legalize cannabis for adults aged 21 and older. The legislation allows people to legally carry three ounces of dry buds and 24 ounces of a concentrated product. As with other substances, such as cigarettes and alcohol, New York State does...

Medications and impaired driving

You probably already know that you could receive a DWI charge in New York for driving under the influence of certain medications. If an officer finds that you seem dizzy, speak unclearly or seem tired, the officer could arrest you for impaired driving. A better...

How a DWI can affect your college education

A conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol comes with serious penalties. As a college student, you may wonder how such a conviction could impact your education. You should understand how driving while impaired could impact your academic career...

What are standardized field sobriety tests?

Officers have many tools in their arsenal when dealing with potential cases of DUI. If they pull you over on a routine traffic stop and anticipate that you may have hit the road while intoxicated, what will they do? They will likely require you to take a field...