BUFFALO DUI/DWI ATTORNEY ANDREW TRAVIS
DWI PENALTIES IN NY
A DUI or DWI, Driving While Intoxicated is a serious criminal charge that has a harsh and lasting impact on your freedom, finances and future. While you might feel compelled to accept these charges, know that you will be facing hefty fines, possible jail time and a driver’s license suspension. If you consumed alcohol and drive with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08% or higher you could be charged with a DWI. Although .08% is the national legal limit, in the State of NY you could also be charged with a Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) if your BAC registers .05% to .07%. For a BAC over .18% you can be charged with an Aggravated DWI.
In the State of NY, the penalties for a DWI or DWAI charge are discussed here in detail.
- DUI/DWI Penalties (Over .08% BAC)
- DWAI Penalties (.05% to .07% BAC)
- Aggravated DWI (Over .18% BAC)
- Under 21 DWI – Zero Tolerance Laws
- Commercial Drivers DWI
- DWAI Drugs
If you or a loved one is charged with a DWI, take action immediately. Don’t feel overwhelmed or intimidated — there is help for your DWI. The single best advice we can offer is to call a Defense Lawyer now. Not just any lawyer, but an Attorney who specializes in DWI cases. The penalties you will be facing include hefty fines, prison time, and a driver’s license suspension.
A DWI is a Criminal Conviction and will stay on your record forever. An experienced attorney will analyze your case and fight for your charges to get reduced or dismissed. DWI cases can be complicated with many factors involved. Expert DWI Attorney Travis will challenge the circumstances at the time of arrest and whether your Fourth Amendment rights were violated. Andrew will question the scientific validity of the breath, blood, urine test results and the Field Sobriety Tests. He will advocate for you to the fullest extent of the law.
You don’t have to face this frightening experience alone. Trust Travis. You’ll be glad you did.