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First Offense DWI in New York? What You Need to Know

If you are charged with an alcohol-related offense—whether in a car, motorcycle, ATV, or other motor vehicle—the impact can be serious and far reaching. Consequences include fines, license restrictions, and possible jail time. It is important to understand the charges against you and know your rights. Photo by: KOMUnews Your first step should be to […]

Boating and Alcohol/Drugs Don’t Mix

The issues surrounding boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs have been highlighted recently with a local case that has garnered much attention. And as we head toward the summer season, with many people taking their boats out on the rivers and lakes in our area, the topic of boating safety becomes very important. […]

How Many Margaritas are Too Many? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly

May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, more formally known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, which celebrates a Mexican victory in 1862 over the French. Of course, nobody is thinking about Napoleon and military strategy on this day: Cinco de Mayo has become synonymous with partying and enjoying Mexican food and drinks. But […]

Move Over Law Expanded to Cover Garbage and Recycling Trucks

Move Over Law Expanded to Cover Garbage and Recycling Trucks

Risk of Serious Injuries Warrants a Law to Protect Certain Workers Although many have been concerned over the dangers faced by police officers or emergency workers on the side of the road, garbage and recycling collectors have long been overlooked.  Although we may not view their job as dangerous, every year it is ranked within […]

The Apple Watch – A New Way to Get a 5 Point Traffic Ticket

The Apple Watch – A New Way to Get a 5 Point Traffic Ticket

The much anticipated Apple Watch is a few weeks from making its debut in the United States.  With the new device, people will be able to do a host of new things, including pay for a meal with a wave of the wrist, unlocking car doors without a key, tracking workouts and heartrate.  Probably the […]