DWI Attorneys in Jersey City NJ
Driving while intoxicated, although considered a traffic offense in New Jersey, is arguably considered the most serious offense handled in Municipal Court, which keep in mind has jurisdictions over all disorderly persons offenses(misdemeanor) too. A conviction for a first offense DWI in Jersey City could result in a year loss of licenses, up to $800 in fines, up to 48 hours in the intoxicated drivers resources center and up to 30 days in the Hudson County Jail. For more information on the offense of driving under the influence, whether it happened in Jersey City, Weehawken, Hoboken or Secaucus, click here. The Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has a tremendous amount of experience and some very unique qualifications when it comes to defending DUI in New Jersey. We have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you or someone you know has been charged with driving under the influence in Jersey City or elsewhere in Hudson County, we can help. For a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Now here is a recent article on how Hudson County is cracking down on traffic offenses, especially DWI’s.
Hudson County NJ Crackdown on Driving While Intoxicated Offenses
According to reports released by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office, they have issued more than 200 traffic summons and more than 20 arrests during a two week span at the end of August. This was all done in a effort to crackdown on the number of DWI related deaths that have been occurring on New Jersey’s roadways. A grant by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration allowed for the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department to really canvas the county’s major roads between the hours of 10 pm – 4 am to try and crackdown on dui’s.
The Sheriff’s Department has released that the have issued the following tickets:
- 1 Seat Belt
- 1 Improper Child Restraint
- 1 Using a Cellphone
- 5 Uninsured Vehicles
- 5 Speeding Tickets
- 5 Open Alcohol Containers
- 7 Driving While Intoxicated
- 10 Unregistered Vehicles
- 11 License Plate Infractions
- 12 Obstructing Traffic
- 12 Unlicensed Driver
- 12 Failure to Observe Traffic Signals
- 14 Failure to Maintain Lane
- 16 Driving While Suspended
- 17 Improper Lane Change
- 27 Failure to Exhibit Documents
- 28 Careless Driving
- 40 Failing to Stop or Yield
As you can tell from above, Hudson County is cracking down on the number of traffic violations occurring within their county, with a strong emphasis being place on preventing DWI related deaths. If you or someone you know has been charged with a traffic offense like driving while intoxicated or driving while suspended in Jersey City, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. As stated earlier, our office has very unique qualifications when it comes to defending DWI / DUI in New Jersey. If you or someone you know has been charged with driving under the influence in Jersey City or elsewhere in Hudson County, we can help. For a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800.