Tag: driver safety

By Scott Limmer

An attorneys blog about criminal law and procedure, college discipline, Title IX and cases of Interest

You Want Fries with That Distracted Driving Charge?

Think of distracted driving, and you’ll probably get a mental image of someone talking on a cellphone behind the wheel, or a driver texting a message or fiddling with some electronic gadget. Chances are, you won’t think of a motorist chewing on a juicy burger – but that’s exactly what recently earned one driver a […]

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“Leandra’s Law” Sets Harsh Penalties for Impaired Drivers with Young Passengers

Since the 2009 enactment of Child Passenger Protection Act, more commonly known as “Leandra’s Law,” New York has made it an automatic felony to be impaired by alcohol or drugs while driving a child below the age of 16. Hailed by proponents as the nation’s toughest penalty for impaired drivers with child passengers, Leandra’s Law […]

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Nassau County Tests Putting Cameras on Cops and in Police Vehicles

Bodycams and Dashcams are coming to the Nassau County Police Department Several months ago, the Nassau County Police Department started a pilot program for video cameras installed on the dashboards of police vehicles and body cameras on police officers. After the experiment ends, the county will decide whether to expand use of one or both […]

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