Drunk Driving

New Jersey Senate May Change Drunken Driving PenaltiesNew Jersey Senate members are considering a proposal loosening up some of the penalties for first-time drunken driving offenders who currently lose their licenses for three months.
MADD Urges New Yorkers Not To Drink & Drive This New Year's EveMothers Against Drunk Driving spokeswoman from Long Island Deanna Cohen said it's important to think about your family, your job and everything else you could lose if you drink and drive and kill someone or yourself.
New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Charges Stemming From Crash That Killed 3 RelativesA northern New Jersey man who authorities say was driving drunk when he caused an accident that killed three relatives last summer has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from the crash.
Colts Owner Jim Irsay Jailed, Could Face Felonies Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed sobriety tests and had multiple prescription drugs inside his vehicle.
NJ Plans Drunk Driving Crackdown During Super Bowl WeekActing state Attorney General John Hoffman said Monday that "The Sobriety Blitz'' combines the efforts of state police and the divisions of Highway Traffic Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control.
NJ DWI Offenders Could Avoid License Suspension Under New BillThe measure could allow drivers convicted of a first DWI to avoid a license suspension by agreeing to install an ignition interlock device in their car. The device requires the driver to take and pass a Breathalyzer-like test before starting the car.
NY State Police Targeting Drunk Driving During HolidaysThe goal of the initiative "Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest'' is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.
Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday WeekendBar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.
Nassau Police To Beef Up DWI Patrols For Thanksgiving Long WeekendStarting Wednesday, there will be an additional 100 officers patrolling the roadways, authorities announced.
Woman Who Suffered Severe Injuries In Drunk-Driving Crash Sues Bar For NegligenceThe lawsuit filed in Middlesex County against Martell's Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach says they should have known 26-year old Ashley Chieco of Wood-Ridge was drunk when they kept serving her in mid-August.
Long Island Cops Step Up Patrols, Use Checkpoints To Bust Drunk DriversHoliday travelers weren't the only ones hitting the road for Labor Day Weekend. Extra cops were out in force looking for speeders and drunk drivers.
Fair Lawn Police: Driver, Passenger Arrested For DWI After Men Switch Places"They had switched because the original passenger thought that the original driver was too drunk to drive," Det. Sgt. Brian Metzler said