Driving While Intoxicated is a serious offense with serious consequences. The consequences include fines, driving license suspensions, driving license revocation, probation, and prison.
The consequences of any particular charge for DWI depend on a number of factors discussed more in the section on DWI Case Procedure, Plea Bargaining, and Trial.
This section covers what you might expect from as a result of the a particular outcome.
The “DWI Law” in New York includes 6 separate offenses, here we will compare first offenses for the 2 most common; Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired.