Video: Fair DUI Flyer Works in New York Checkpoint

A fan of Fair DUI in New York’s Capital Region (Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga and more) sent us a video. The video shows the Fair DUI flyer for New York State in action in a State Police checkpoint in the town of Brunswick. Note that in New York State drunk driving is commonly referred to […]

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Deputy DUI Refusal

A NY deputy sheriff arrested for DWI and guess what – he refuses the breath test. Maybe he knows something. Read more at 13 WHAM.

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NY Version of Flyer – Draft

Here’s a draft of the NY version of the flyer. This is sized as a 6×9 oversized postcard, but is not set up to be mailed as a postcard. When complete, we will mail these on request to NY and Florida residents. Front side of card: Back side:

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Buffalo Sheriff Campaign Director Gets DWI

WIVB reports that the campaign director for Bert Dunn for Sheriff was arrested for DWI. Jim Costello allegedly crashed at 3 am. Dunn is cited in the article as saying Costello will remain on the campaign.

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Epic Fail: Stop DWI Sign

Think MADD and their friends are smart? Here’s the Madison County Stop DWI program proving you wrong. The full language on the sign was as follows: Driving Drunk??Please!!!!Don’t take your kids with you.Be sure a sober driver takes them home! And even when confronted with the problem, they still don’t get it: Stephen Goodfriend, the […]

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Good Prosecutors Face Pressure on DWI Cases

Here’s an example of a good prosecutor (who I know) fired for being reasonable on a DWI case. Not only was she fired, but the head DA (who I also know) tried to keep her from receiving pay for her accrued vacation time. Read more in the Albany Times Union.

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Favorable Treatment of Police

Here’s an example of a police officer, arrested for DWI in upstate New York, getting extremely favorable treatment. The village police allowed union representatives in to the booking area to advise the arrested officer from the neighboring city.

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DUI Checkpoints

Checkpoints are a common method used by police to address drunk driving. While this approach is popular within MADD circles (see the MADD FAQ on sobriety checkpoints for their perspective), there are some concerns that you may not have heard. First and foremost, checkpoints infringe on a basic constitutional right. Under the Fourth Amendment, we […]

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