If you have been arrested for a DWI in Syracuse, NY, please call the law office of Robert B. Ribarovski at (315) 254-2028. Robert is a dedicated DWI Defense attorney who can reduce, if not eliminate you DWI Charges.
Being charged with DWI / DWAI is a serious offense that can have major repercussions, including loss of driving privileges, jail time, and monetary fines. It is very important that anyone facing a New York DWI / DWAI understand what challenges they will encounter. Seeking the legal advice of an accomplished and experienced DWI / DWAI attorney will help you understand all of your rights and options.
Under New York law, when you have been cited for violating the DWI statute, the state imposes penalties based on your BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) level. New York uses a 2-tier system to impose DWI charges upon an offender:
1. Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI): BAC between 0.05% and 0.08%
2. Driving While Intoxicated: BAC of 0.08% or greater