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Beachwood Woman Charged with DWI

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Oct 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Beachwood woman has been charged with driving under the influence after crashing her vehicle into a utility pole, knocking out power and causing heavy traffic for several hours thereafter. The woman was driving in Toms River when she crashed. She told police that she swerved to avoid an animal,...

Breath Test Refusal In Manchester

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Sep 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alcohol not only impairs your ability to operate a vehicle in the state of New Jersey but it can also affect your decision making. Did you know that in New Jersey drivers who are stopped on suspicion of DWI and refuse to submit to a breath test can face punishment more severe than first offense D...

Drunk Driving Ranking In New Jersey

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Sep 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The calls are growing louder for stiffer penalties against drivers with suspended licenses continuing to drive on New Jersey. MADD Drunk Driving Ranking In New Jersey Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has ranked New Jersey as one of the worst states in terms of drunk driving and assigned ...

New Jersey DWI With A Minor Passenger

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Sep 01, 2016 | 0 Comments

An intoxicated driver crashed her vehicle into a utility pole in Toms River, knocking out power and stopping traffic. Both she and her 11-year-old passenger were sent to Community Medical Center afterwards, and neither sustained life-threatening injuries. The 28-year-old Beachwood resident said s...

Great Weather Brings Increased DWI

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Aug 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The combination of hot summer weather, holidays and the beautiful New Jersey shore attracts many visitors which also bring increased highway traffic. Because of these opportunities, there are often many cases where drivers have had too much to drink while enjoying themselves, which can lead to a ...

NJ Supreme Court Rules No Jury Trial for DWI

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Aug 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that there is no requirement for a jury trial, when deciding a conviction for DWI, even when the accused faces jail time. In May the New Jersey Supreme Court, in a 5-1 opinion, ruled on a case of whether a driver is entitled to a jury trial for a DWI. I...

NJ One Step Closer to Restricted licenses

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jul 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Drivers with suspended licenses in the State of New Jersey are getting closer to being granted restricted licenses that would allow them to travel to and from work. A bill proposed by State Senator Shirley Turner would allow drivers who have lost their license due to unpaid vehicle surcharges and...

Increases DWI Checkpoints This 4th of July

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jun 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

This 4th of July weekend be prepared for DWI checkpoints on your journey back home from a late night party at a Point Pleasant, Seaside Heights or Long Beach Island bar. The number of summer DWI or sobriety checkpoints on Garden State Parkway have been increased. Jersey Shore party enthusiasts wh...

Underage DWI and its Fatal Consequences

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jun 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

While the normal DUI charge has serious consequences and ramifications, the DUI charge for underage drivers has even more substantial implications. Young people tend to be less experienced drivers, which can sometimes result in injuries or fatalities from accidents. But young people under the inf...

Driving Under the Influence in Monmouth County

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jun 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A DUI charge, or N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 offense, is a motor vehicle violation that results from poor decision making. Individuals must be cognizant of the fact that their decisions ultimately affect those around them – their community, their families, and their loved ones. According to the Center for D...

Underage Drinking & Driving in Monmouth County

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Jun 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A twenty-year old man from Wall was driving his pickup truck when it left the road and crashed, taking out two utility poles on Allenwood Road and 18th Avenue in Wall, NJ. The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries but in the process knocked out power to over 1,000 residents in Spring Lake...

Burlington City Teen Killed in DWI

Posted by Gina Ravaschiere | Jun 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 17-year-old who was walking early on a Sunday morning was killed after being hit by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol. The teen, who was a senior at Burlington City High School and a member of ROTC, was pronounced dead at the scene, which took place on Route 130 in Burlington. De...

Click It or Ticket Campaign Underway

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The annual Click It or Ticket campaign began nationwide on May 23rd and continues through June 5th. Many New Jersey towns have received grants of $5,000 from the state's Division of Highway Safety, so they can put additional officers on the road looking for seatbelt violations. However, towns tha...

PA Nun Found Guilty of Drunk Driving in NJ

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently, a 41-year old nun was convicted of drunk driving after backing into an auto repair shop in western New Jersey. Her defense at the trial, which lasted for five hours, was that she was unaware she had been driving after taking the sleeping pill Ambien. The Ambien defense brought some chal...

Marlboro Drunk Driver Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of risks involved when a person gets behind the wheel of a car and drives drunk. To them, it's a matter of getting where they want to be and being “adult” enough to get there on their own. Maybe they don't want to bother anyone by asking for a ride. Maybe they feel like they can h...

Freehold Teen Charged With Hit-and-Run and Refusal

Posted by Carmine R. Villani | Apr 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

It used to seem like simple logic. If a person arrested on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated (N.J.S.A. 39-4-50) just did not provide police with a breath sample for the breathalyzer, then how could he or she be arrested for drunk driving?  Logical, right?  Why help the police make a case aga...

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