Driving Under The Influence

Efforts to Curb Dangerous Driving During Thanksgiving Were Successful

by William Mattar | December 4th, 2015

Some factors that cause accidents tend to be more prevalent than others, especially around the holidays. Some of the most reported reasons motor vehicle collisions occur during this time of year include speeding, distraction, and driving under the influence. Fortunately, law enforcement officials in New York have been working to combat dangerous driving behaviors, and […]

“Drive Sober, Get Pulled Over” Campaign Launches in New York

by William Mattar | August 21st, 2015

Drunk driving continues to be one of the greatest safety threats to motorists on New York’s roads. In fact, crashes caused by driving under the influence of alcohol are responsible for roughly 30 percent of state highway fatalities. New York officials are addressing the issue with the “Drive Sober, Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to […]

What’s Being Done to Prevent DUIs in New York?

by | August 7th, 2015

Drunk driving continues to be one of the leading causes of accidents on New York roads. Reports from the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (NYDMV) show that in 2013—the last year drunk driving data is available—there were 8,368 New York car accidents related to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Those crashes […]

DADSS Technology May Help Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents

by William Mattar | June 5th, 2015

Alcohol is one of the leading causes of accidents involving motor vehicles today. Research from the non-profit organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, shows that as many as one in three fatal collisions involves a driver who has had too much to drink. Luckily, a new piece of technology may help keep intoxicated motorists off the […]

Put an End to Driving Under the Influence This Super Bowl Weekend

by William Mattar | January 30th, 2015

The Super Bowl is taking place this weekend. That means many New Yorkers are preparing for the game and all the festivities that go with it. St. Lawrence County STOP-DWI program says that Super Bowl weekend is notorious for increased rates of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, impaired drivers are also […]