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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...
Could I Be Arrested for DWI If I Was Sober?

Could I Be Arrested for DWI If I Was Sober?

It’s always unnerving to be pulled over by a police officer, even if you’ve not broken any laws. At worst, you expect to be issued a warning or a ticket for a minor traffic infraction. To your surprise, the officer begins to administer sobriety tests. You fail and are...
Can You Trick a Breathalyzer Test?

Can You Trick a Breathalyzer Test?

Can You Cheat A Breathalyzer Test? People have been looking for ways to fool breathalyzer tests ever since they were first introduced to detect the concentration of alcohol in a person’s bloodstream. Is it possible to cheat on a breathalyzer test? No, but that doesn’t...
What Are Police Looking For When They Stop My Vehicle?

What Are Police Looking For When They Stop My Vehicle?

Don’t get caught off guard if you’re pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. It’s important to be prepared, even if you think it could never happen to you. Here’s what the police are paying attention to when they stop your car:  Traffic Violations or Alarming...
What Should I Expect During a Brooklyn DWI Arrest?

What Should I Expect During a Brooklyn DWI Arrest?

Being arrested for a DWI is a frightening experience. You can protect your rights by learning what to expect during an arrest in Brooklyn and how to fight the charges against you. Here’s what you should know.  You’ll Be Patted Down First, you’ll be asked to get out of...
What Happens If You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in New York?

What Happens If You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in New York?

Refusing A Breathalyzer Test If you’re pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, chances are the officer who stopped you will ask you to submit to a breathalyzer test. A breathalyzer test is a portable device that you blow into that will measure your BAC,...
DWI Checkpoints: Are They Legal?

DWI Checkpoints: Are They Legal?

In every state, it’s illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (DWI). However, the rights of citizens — even when they are suspected of drinking and driving — are protected by constitutional law and police officers are limited in how...
What Is Arraignment in A New York DWI?

What Is Arraignment in A New York DWI?

What Happens After A DWI Arrest? It is a daunting experience to face DWI allegations in New York, and one of the most common questions you might have as a family member is what happens after a DWI arrest and when can I see my loved ones again. Possible Bail In...