As Labor Day approaches, it is important to understand the increased risk of drunk driving and DWIs on the roads of New York. New York law enforcement will especially crackdown on reckless driving incidents around holidays such as this. Continue reading to learn the consequences of first, second, and third offense DWI charges in New York. If you have been recently charged with a DWI, reach out to our experienced criminal defense attorney to learn how we can assist you. Give our firm a call to discover more about our services and how we can assist you.
The penalties for a first-offense DWI may include the following consequences:
Drivers who are under the age of 21 can face the following consequences for a first offense DWI:
Drivers who are 21 or older and are charged with a second offense DWI may face the following penalties:
Underage drunk driving consequences for second-offense DWIs include the following consequences:
In an attempt to keep drunk drivers off the road, New York does not take third or subsequent DWI charges lightly. Being charged for a third time for a DWI within 10 years will result in the following severe consequences:
If you require criminal defense services after being charged with a DWI this Labor Day, give our firm a call to learn how we will fight for your rights in court. We are here to help.
Kevin T. Conway has over 30 years of experience as a Spring Valley criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need a Rockland County criminal lawyer, contact our Spring Valley office for a free consultation.