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What Do The Police Look For When Pulling Over a Drunk Driver?

What Do The Police Look For When Pulling Over a Drunk Driver?

Probable Cause For DWI In Brooklyn  A law enforcement officer must have probable cause to pull your vehicle over. This means they either need to see you committing a crime or have good reason to believe you have committed a crime. Here’s what you should know about...
What Are the Best Defenses in a Brooklyn DWI Case?

What Are the Best Defenses in a Brooklyn DWI Case?

Were you arrested for drunk driving? You may think the officer who stopped you has enough evidence against you for a slam dunk case. However, there are several defenses you can use to raise doubt and ultimately seek the dismissal of the charges against you. Here’s...
Could I Face More Than Just a DWI Charge If I’m Arrested

Could I Face More Than Just a DWI Charge If I’m Arrested

If you are arrested for driving while intoxicated, chances are, you’re going to be facing more than just a DWI charge. Police officers undoubtedly look for evidence that supports as many additional charges that may apply, even after placing you under arrest.  Here’s...
Are My Breathalyzer Test Results Reliable?

Are My Breathalyzer Test Results Reliable?

A breathalyzer test checks for the level of alcohol in a person’s bloodstream, or their Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). Officers use this information to make DWI arrests, but can the test results be inaccurate or the machinery faulty? Here’s what you need to consider. ...
What Are Open Container Laws?

What Are Open Container Laws?

Open container laws in Brooklyn refer to laws that govern when individuals can and cannot possess an open container of alcohol. If you were charged with an open container offense, here’s what you should know.  Definition of an Open Container  An “open container”...
How Does an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Work?

How Does an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Work?

An ignition interlock device is a tool used to reduce recidivism post-DWI   It is often required after an arrest. Get the details about IIDs and learn what you need to do to protect your rights after a DWI arrest in New York.  Ignition Interlock Devices (IID)...
Can Prescription Drugs Result in DWI Charges?

Can Prescription Drugs Result in DWI Charges?

In New York, a DWI charge is usually associated with alcohol consumption. However, an individual may be charged with a DWI if they are impaired by any substance, including illegal or prescription medication. Here’s what you need to know after being arrested for...