Tag Archives: DWI

How to Stay Safe and Avoid a DUI on Halloween

Halloween night turns neighborhoods and cities into live-action candy stores and costume runways for children and adults alike. Besides trick-or-treating and scary movies, however, Halloween is also a night for partying and drinking. Forty-four percent of national fatal car accidents on Halloween weekend involved a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher, and 38…. Read More

How to Prevent a DWI Arrest on Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is one of the year’s major holidays where friends and family go out and celebrate in the city. These celebrations bring the risk of drunk driving. New Jersey police officers will be out in full force during Labor Day weekend in order to catch suspicious drivers, so it’s crucial that you know how…. Read More

What Are Common Mistakes After a DWI Arrest?

A DWI charge should always be taken very seriously. Not only could you face jail time, community service and fines, a DWI could affect your life in other ways. Certain types of jobs will not hire you if you were convicted of a serious traffic offense. There could be professional ramifications. Your auto insurance rates…. Read More

Are There Aggravating Factors in a New Jersey DWI Case?

Being placed under arrest for a DWI is a serious matter that can affect almost every aspect of your life. You could lose your license, face incarceration and be forced to pay fines. However, the circumstances of your arrest and prior criminal history could be taken into account during sentencing. There could be aggravating factors…. Read More

Do DWI Checkpoints Increase During Holidays?

New Jersey law enforcement officials generally set up additional DWI checkpoints during holidays, such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. Also called “sobriety checkpoints”, these are locations where police stop drivers to test for signs of alcohol or drug intoxication. This past Labor Day is a great example of how these checkpoints increase during holidays. During Labor…. Read More