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What you should know about sobriety checkpoints in New York

Multiple times throughout the year, there will be checkpoints put in place to catch drivers who might be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These can pop up just about anywhere throughout Long Island and the rest of New York. Do you know what to expect when pulled into a DUI checkpoint? If not, it's time to learn all about the DUI checkpoint so you are prepared.

Common defenses used for driving under the influence charges

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime in Long Island that happens all too often. There are thousands of DUI tickets issued every year in the hopes of curbing this problem, so it's understandable if you wind up getting pulled over and charged with DUI.

What determines how 'hard' alcohol hits you?

Have you ever been surprised to see someone else acting drunk when you know that you have had the same number of drinks and you barely feel anything? It can be a bit confusing, but the reality is that the alcohol could hit you both in very different ways. Don't automatically assume that they're putting it on or that you need to drink more.