Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Drunk Driving

SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORED BY NEW YORK STATE STOP-DWI ASSOCIATION

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently honored by the New York State STOP-DWI Association. Senator Fuschillo received the group’s highest award, the William T. Smith award, which is given annually to an individual for his or her outstanding dedication and contribution to the STOP-DWI effort in New York State.

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Local Officials Push for More Strident DWI Laws- News 12 Long Island

News 12 story on Senator Fuschillo's proposal to strengthen Leandra's Law (Local Officials Push for More Strident DWI Laws, 10/16/11).

Click here to read more about how Senator Fuschilllo's proposal will strengthen Leandra's Law and make it harder for drunk drivers to get around the law's mandatory ignition interlock requirement.

Daily News: Leandra's new law: Convicted drunk drivers who don't install BAC car device may wear ankle monitor

BY Kenneth Lovett

DAILY NEWS ALBANY BUREAU

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 4:00 AM

ALBANY - Convicted drunk drivers who don't install breathalyzer-like devices in their cars might have to instead wear alcohol-detection anklets under a bill being unveiled this week, the Daily News has learned.

The bill would make it more difficult for those convicted of drunk driving to avoid having BAC monitors installed in their cars before they drive again.

Anyone claiming they no longer have a car in order to avoid having to install the device would be required to strap on an device similar to one Lindsay Lohan once sported.

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Newsday: Proposed bill would strengthen DWI law

Originally published: October 16, 2011 10:04 AM

Updated: October 16, 2011 8:37 PM

By MATTHEW CHAYES matthew.chayes@newsday.com

Convicted drunken drivers would have to fill out a sworn affidavit to transfer their car registration to someone else, under a law being proposed by two Long Island lawmakers.

The idea is to hinder drivers from simply switching their vehicles' registrations to someone else to avoid having to install court-ordered detectors that prevent cars from starting if alcohol is detected.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, ASSEMBLYMAN WEISENBERG, D.A. RICE & FATHER OF LEANDRA ROSADO CALL FOR STRONGER LEANDRA’S LAW

Legislation Would Help Stop Convicted Drunk Drivers from Avoiding Ignition Interlock Requirement

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: YET ANOTHER WRONG WAY CRASH SHOWS WHY ASSEMBLY SHOULD APPROVE FELONY CHARGES FOR WRONG-WAY AND RECKLESS DRIVERS

After yet another death caused by an alleged wrong-way driver, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) again called on the State Assembly to pass legislation he sponsors to create felony charges for wrong-way and other reckless drivers.  

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS LEGISLATION CREATING FELONY CHARGES FOR WRONG-WAY AND RECKLESS DRIVERS

Yet Another Wrong-Way Driving Crash Shows Need for Tougher Laws 

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO GIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT NEW TOOL TO CATCH SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVERS

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to better enable law enforcement to catch suspected drunk drivers. The legislation (S3768B) would help prevent drunk drivers from escaping prosecution for DWI crimes by allowing law enforcement to seek court orders to compel when suspected drunk drivers refuse to submit to chemical intoxication tests. 

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING MANDATORY JAIL TIME FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors requiring mandatory jail time for repeat DWI offenders. 

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FUSCHILLO BILL REQUIRING MANDATORY JAIL TIME FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS APPROVED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the Senate’s Transportation Committee has approved legislation he sponsors requiring mandatory jail time for repeat DWI offenders. 

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