DWI

Woman charged with DWI for driving car onto Weehawken train tracks

A New Jersey woman was arrested and charged after a car ended up on train tracks in Weehawken. Police interviewed the driver, 37-year-old Rajani Subramanian, of Edgewater, and gave her an alcohol test, which she failed. Subramanian was charged with DWI and reckless driving, and the car was impounded, officials said. Read more…

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DWI Penalties in New Jersey

DWI is a punishable offense in New Jersey. If a person has a BAC (Blood alcohol concentration) of 0.08% or above, he or she can be charged with DWI. The penalties for DWI depends on the severity of the charges and ranges from suspension of license to fines, surcharges, jail time, and community service. 1st…

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Information about DUI and DWI

Generally, everyone looks forward to the summertime. Warm weather, balmy evenings and time off from work, especially at the beautiful New Jersey shore, make for lovely memories when the winter months are upon us. However, motor vehicle arrests for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol do not take a vacation. If you get…

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Slide: Can I Get a DWI For Drinking and Riding a Bicycle in New Jersey?

New Jersey law does not treat drinking and riding a bicycle as a DWI offense. A person riding a bicycle while impaired by alcohol cannot receive a DWI. However, it does not mean that there are no legal consequences. An individual could be charged with disorderly conduct and taken into protective custody for being publicly…

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Video: Is Drinking When Riding a Bicycle a DWI Offense in New Jersey?

The State of New Jersey does not treat drinking and riding a bicycle as a DWI offense. A person riding a bicycle while impaired by alcohol cannot receive a DWI. However, it does not mean that there are no legal consequences. An individual could be charged with disorderly conduct and taken into protective custody for…

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Slide: DWI Blood Testing In New Jersey

The police in New Jersey can stop a driver for suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Once the stop has been made, a Breathalyzer test will be done to check the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of the driver. The officer may also take a sample of the driver’s blood for testing and analysis. The arrested…

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DUI and DWI in New Jersey

Defending yourself for a DUI or DWI charge can be expensive and time-consuming. Every state has slightly different drunk driving laws. In New Jersey, there is no difference between a DUI and a DWI. Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and driving while impaired both fall under the same set of statutes. DUI…

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DWI With a Minor Passenger in New Jersey

Drinking and driving is dangerous and carries serious consequences. The penalties can be even worse when an individual is caught drinking and driving with a minor passenger. Apart from the already severe penalties for a DWI, he or she could also face a disorderly conduct charge that can potentially negatively affect their life. The Consequences…

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