According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program, assault is the most common violent crime that victims report in the United States. There are two distinct categories of assault, and each comes with its own penalties.
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New York state police arrested 739 motorists for driving while intoxicated during the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign enforcement period. According to WHEC, police also issued more than 47,000 tickets for various traffic violations during the 18-day period.
The state of New York has an implied consent law, which means motorists are subject to a blood or breath test if police pull them over with probable cause. As the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles explains, drivers who refuse a BAC test face a license suspension and court arraignment.
A DWI conviction can have a serious impact on all aspects of your life – especially if it is not your first offense. Yet, some people still opt to fight their charges without the help of a DWI lawyer.
Don’t make this mistake.