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Flying While Intoxicated

January 9, 2013

A recent article reported that a pilot for a regional affiliate of American Airlines has been suspended as a result of allegedly being intoxicated just prior to taking the controls of a commercial aircraft. Authorities say the pilot had conducted preflight checks and was exiting the airplane when a TSA employee smelled alcohol when he passed by. The pilot was then given a breath test, which he reportedly failed. The curious aspect of the case […] Read On

DWI and Commercial Drivers in New York

December 26, 2012

A Kentucky many was charged over the weekend with driving while intoxicated. He was operating a tractor trailer in upstate New York. Police say that after the driver was pulled over and advised that he was under arrest for DWI, he resisted arrest, and a Taser was eventually used to subdue him. No other details were available concerning the incident. It does, however, provide us with the opportunity to discuss the specifics of drunk driving […] Read On

New DMV Regulations for Multiple DWI’s

October 18, 2012

New regulations by the Department of Motor Vehicles that took effect late last month will have a significant impact upon drivers with multiple convictions for driving while intoxicated. In a press release issued on September 25, 2012, Governor Cuomo announced that at his direction, the DMV “will issue new regulations that will give New York among the toughest protections in the nation against drivers who persistently drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.” He […] Read On

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