BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED

Boating While Intoxicated penalties have become more severe in NY State in recent years. Penalties can include jail time, probation, expensive fines and Driver License revocation. In addition, a conviction can result in a criminal offense being placed on your record.

If you are charged with BWI, you will need representation from a competent DWI/BWI attorney. Someone with the unique knowledge of the intricacies of the charge of Boating While Intoxicated. Mark A. Fluery has been an avid boater for 30 years, giving him knowledge of New York State Navigation Code from the perspective of a boater. He has handled hundreds of DWI’s and BWI’sthereby obtaining the requisite knowledge necessary for defending Boating While Intoxicated charges.

BE AWARE, MANY BWI STOPS BEGIN AS SIMPLE BOAT EQUIPMENT VIOLATIONS!

Here are some drug- and alcohol-related charges that can result in boating while intoxicated penalties:

  • BWI (Boating While Intoxicated): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08 or higher or other evidence of intoxication. Operator of a public vessel has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .04 or higher or other evidence of intoxication.
  • BWAI (Boating While Ability Impaired by Alcohol): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .06 BAC to .07 BAC and/or other evidence of impairment by alcohol.
  • BWAI-Drug (Boating While Ability Impaired by the Use of a Drug): Operator shows evidence of impairment due to a drug other than alcohol.
    BWI Chemical Test Refusal: Operators who refuse to submit to a chemical test will suffer a revocation of boating privileges for at least six months and will have to pay a civil penalty of at least $200. Here are some drug- and alcohol-related charges that can result in boating while intoxicated penalties:
  • BWI (Boating While Intoxicated): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08 or higher or other evidence of intoxication. Operator of a public vessel has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .04 or higher or other evidence of intoxication.
  • BWAI (Boating While Ability Impaired by Alcohol): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .06 BAC to .07 BAC and/or other evidence of impairment by alcohol.
  • BWAI-Drug (Boating While Ability Impaired by the Use of a Drug): Operator shows evidence of impairment due to a drug other than alcohol.
    BWI Chemical Test Refusal: Operators who refuse to submit to a chemical test will suffer a revocation of boating privileges for at least six months and will have to pay a civil penalty of at least $200.Here are some drug- and alcohol-related charges that can result in boating while intoxicated penalties:
  • BWI (Boating While Intoxicated): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08 or higher or other evidence of intoxication. Operator of a public vessel has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .04 or higher or other evidence of intoxication.
  • BWAI (Boating While Ability Impaired by Alcohol): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .06 BAC to .07 BAC and/or other evidence of impairment by alcohol.
  • BWAI-Drug (Boating While Ability Impaired by the Use of a Drug): Operator shows evidence of impairment due to a drug other than alcohol.
    BWI Chemical Test Refusal: Operators who refuse to submit to a chemical test will suffer a revocation of boating privileges for at least six months and will have to pay a civil penalty of at least $200.Here are some drug- and alcohol-related charges that can result in boating while intoxicated penalties:
  • BWI (Boating While Intoxicated): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08 or higher or other evidence of intoxication. Operator of a public vessel has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .04 or higher or other evidence of intoxication.
  • BWAI (Boating While Ability Impaired by Alcohol): Operator has a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .06 BAC to .07 BAC and/or other evidence of impairment by alcohol.
  • BWAI-Drug (Boating While Ability Impaired by the Use of a Drug): Operator shows evidence of impairment due to a drug other than alcohol.
    BWI Chemical Test Refusal: Operators who refuse to submit to a chemical test will suffer a revocation of boating privileges for at least six months and will have to pay a civil penalty of at least $200.
  • Mark’s practice covers most areas in Upstate New York including the Fingerlakes, Lake Champlain and Lake George. Do not hesitate to call for a free consultation.

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