St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and according to Statistic Brain, 46 percent of Americans have plans to celebrate. At least 20 percent plan to drink.
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Many people who drive drunk regularly assume that simply staying in the lane and checking their brake lights will prevent an arrest. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a study that revealed more than 100 clues officers use to spot drunk drivers. The consequences of driving while intoxicated are far too severe to take the risk, but if you face these charges, there may be a defense that works in your favor.
Few experiences can match the stress of seeing those blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror. Even if you are sober, a traffic stop is nerve-racking.
According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, alcohol-related road fatality rates are increasing in New York. They cost taxpayers $2.5 billion in 2013 alone. For these reasons, state legislators have introduced strict DWI laws to discourage drunk driving. Unfortunately, honest people make mistakes, and if you are facing DWI charges, your first call should be to a criminal attorney.