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DWI Enforcement in Effect Through Independence Day

by Adam Rosenblum on June 29, 2017 in news

New York State and local law enforcement officials will be cracking down on drunk driving for six days as part of the STOP-DWI Independence Day initiative. Drivers can expect an increase in marked and unmarked patrols starting Friday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 5. Police will be on the lookout for drunk driving as well […]

NY’s Low Drunk Driving Rates Could be a Sham

by Adam Rosenblum on June 13, 2017 in news

New York prides itself on its low drunk driving rates — based on available data, New York has the fourth-lowest drunk driving rates in the country. A new report, however, shows that this data may not be entirely accurate. In fact, New York could have much higher drunk driving rates than we realize. The National […]

Nearly 240 Drunk Drivers Arrested Memorial Day Weekend

by Adam Rosenblum on June 8, 2017 in news

New York State Police issued 12,169 tickets and arrested nearly 240 people for drunk driving this Memorial Day weekend as part of the STOP-DWI traffic enforcement period. The crackdown, which targeted impaired and dangerous drivers, took place between May 26 and May 29. As part of the enforcement, state police issued 3,599 tickets for speeding, […]

How to Not Drive Drunk

by Adam Rosenblum on June 6, 2017 in news

The most common advice given to drivers who want to avoid a drunk driving charge is to simply not drive. This is reasonable, but a bit oversimplified. After all, once you start drinking your inhibitions go down, which makes you braver, and your judgement clouds, which makes you more likely to get behind the wheel. […]

How to Perform a Basic Vehicle Safety Check

by Adam Rosenblum on May 26, 2017 in news

May 22 through May 29 is Vehicle Safety Week in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles are urging drivers to perform basic maintenance and safety checks on their vehicles before hitting the roads. If you’re not a car guy (or girl), you may not be sure what […]

NYPD to Crack Down on Drunk Driving Memorial Day Weekend

by Adam Rosenblum on May 25, 2017 in DUI,news

The long weekend and warm weather that come with Memorial Day bring with it a fair amount of drinking. The weekend is also one of the busiest travel times of the year, which makes for dangerous roads. This Memorial Day weekend, state and local police will on the lookout for drunk driving and other traffic […]

Click it or Ticket Enforcement to Take Effect on May 22

by Adam Rosenblum on May 22, 2017 in news

State and local law enforcement agencies will participate in a two-week-long crackdown on unbelted drivers and passengers as part of the annual Buckle Up NY, Click It or Ticket initiative. The seat belt enforcement campaign will start Monday, May 22, 2017 and will run through Sunday, June 4, 2017. Buckle Up NY is a statewide, […]

NYC Drivers Deluged with Tickets from State Troopers

by Adam Rosenblum on May 18, 2017 in news

Drivers in NYC are getting hit from all sides. In addition to the NYPD’s increased enforcement of dangerous traffic violations, state troopers have also been dishing out thousands of traffic tickets throughout the city. In December 2016, Governor Cuomo deployed 150 state cops to patrol city highways, bridges, and tunnel crossings. Since then, NYSP officers […]

Rosenblum Law Firm Receives Avvo Client Choice Award

by Adam Rosenblum on May 9, 2017 in news

The Rosenblum Law Firm is proud to announce that we are the recipient of Avvo’s Client Choice Award for 2016. Avvo is a nationally recognized online law directory that offers law office profiles, attorney reviews, legal guides, and answers to frequently asked legal questions. The website, founded in 2007, strives to connect those who need […]

Traffic Tickets Have Greater Impact on Insurance Than No-Fault Accidents

by Adam Rosenblum on May 4, 2017 in news

New research by the Consumer Federation of America found that many insurance companies raise auto insurance premiums even after drivers are involved in an accident that was someone else’s fault (known as a no-fault accident). CFA compared premium hikes for drivers whose hypothetical profile included a past accident where another driver was at fault. The […]