Taconic crash prompts state to pass DWI laws

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 14, State Senate on November 25, 2009 | 1 Comment

Inspired in part by the wrong-way crash on the Taconic Parkway that killed three young Floral Park, L.I., sisters, the state Legislature passed what it called the strictest DWI laws in the country that would stiffen penalties for drunk drivers when there is a child in the vehicle. Anyone charged with driving while intoxicated who [...]