DUI

How are DWI convictions punished in New York?

Drivers in New York should be aware of the fact that the state is one of the harshest when it comes to doling out penalties for DWI-related convictions. Even first time offenders may find themselves facing steep and unavoidable consequences. New York Laws takes a look...

The signs of intoxication at different BACs

Blood alcohol concentration, or BAC, is the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. In New York, you are legally drunk if you have a BAC of at least 0.08%. There are various factors that determine BAC levels: The number of drinks The type of drinks How quickly...

4 factors that impact your BAC

When police administer a breathalyzer test, they test a person’s blood alcohol concentration. In the state of New York, the police will automatically arrest a person for driving while under the influence if he or she has a BAC of at least 0.08 percent. Determining a...