The New York state law requires convicted drunk drivers to blow into a device that measures the driver’s blood alcohol level before the car can be started.
According to police, Matthew Knee and a passenger were stuck inside the vehicle when Nassau County officers arrived at the scene on Saturday evening.
A New Jersey couple is taking action after losing two of their children to a drunk driver exactly 10 years ago. They are taking aim at drunk drivers, and helping their victims.
Police on Long Island will mark the St. Patrick’s Day holiday looking for those who celebrate too much.
Giants offensive tackle David Diehl has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. The 10th-year player admitted to driving his BMW into two parked cars on 31st Street in Astoria after attending a soccer match last summer.
Somerset officials also cautioned that Super Bowl party hosts could be held liable if a drunk guest injures on kills someone on the road.
Police say a Long Island woman was drunk when her car drifted off the road, struck a parked vehicle and overturned with her 6-year-old daughter inside.
When you get into your car and hit the road, you never know when you might encounter a drunk driver. Now, the inventors of two new car features believe their devices could keep those drivers from ever starting their engines.
Thanksgiving is a time for celebrations and parties, but before you leave the house to see family and friends, if you plan to drink, you should plan ahead and designate a driver.
In what is considered a very deadly week on the roadways, the Nassau County District Attorney has put out a warning to motorists.
Authorities said that they tried to pull Brandon Turner over. He then sped off and collided head-on with a Yonkers police cruiser on South Broadway and Terrace Place in Yonkers, killing him and injuring two officers.
A young couple allegedly tried to pull a fast one, but prosecutors say they know who was really behind the wheel of a car that slammed into a Long Island house. And apparently it wasn’t the woman they originally arrested.
A former star on one area NBA team, now a new player on the other, was in a Long Island courtroom Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.
Tri-State Area residents on the move this holiday weekend are paying for it, with record-high Labor Day weekend gas prices. And for those that are deciding to break the law, they’re really paying for it.