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Ahead of Fourth of July weekend, there’s going to be partying and drinking occurring at picnics. But with that, it’s important for New Yorkers to understanding the consequences of boating while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
While operating a boat under the influence is a federal offense and New York also has its own penalties for drinking and driving a boat in its state-controlled waters. especially considering that alcohol is the leading cause of recreational boater deaths.
Tully Rinckey Managing Partner and criminal defense attorney Peter Pullano joined Good Day Rochester to discuss the different criminal driving offenses and the consequences New Yorkers can face if charged.