Mothers 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.
The 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.
Those caught being drunk and disorderly in Babylon can now be arrested and charged with a misdemeanor carrying a penalty of up to 90 days in jail. Previously, police could only hand out tickets for public drunkenness.
The widow of a police officer killed by a drunk driver gave a heartwrenching address on Long Island, sharing her emotions for the first time to hundreds of police officers on Long Island.
This time, a 43-year-old North Bellmore man was arrested after going in the wrong direction on Sunrise Highway and crashing into another car.
NEW YORK — There is outrage and allegations that a driver with five drunk-driving arrests is getting preferential treatment. The Long Island man has spent just two days behind bars. And some wonder if the fact that a family member was a judge has something to do with it. The man has somehow managed to avoid substantial jail through five alcohol-related driving convictions.