DWI Defense in New York State
As part of any
DWI defense in New York it is important to keep informed regarding any changes to New York
DWI Laws. DWI Policy at the District Attorney's Offices in Westchester County,
Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and the Bronx are always changing and new State
law or regulations can sometimes change local policy as well. If you have
are any questions regarding DWI consequences it is very important to consult
with the best
DWI Proposed Regulations Changes
Governor Andrew Cuomo the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has
issued emergency (proposed) regulations concerning those that have multiple
DWI arrests for alcohol or drugs. The changes include, allowing DMV to
review the LIFETIME record of all drivers that seek to have their license
reinstated after a revocation for a DWI related offense.
Reinstatement of the license maybe denied if the lifetime record includes
five or more past convictions in the past 25 years and at least one other
serious driving offense. Also, drivers with two or more DWI convictions
in the last 25 years will no longer be able to reduce the mandatory suspension
or revocation period by attending the DMV, Drinking and Driver Program
(DDP). Driver's with three or more DWI convictions within 25 years
will not be eligible for a conditional license.
It is very important to know the consequences of any DWI conviction. Not
only the consequences issued by a court but administratively by DMV as well.