Mothers Against Drunk Driving
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.