The exact cost of an alcohol/driving related charge will depend on
many different factors, including what you get convicted of and how
many prior offenses you have on your record. However, as you can see
from reading through the penalties, the costs can be staggering.
Another cost of New York DWI that is often overlooked is the impact it
has on your auto insurance rates. Expect your rates to double, triple,
or more. You may also have to look for coverage-many companies want
nothing to do with you if you have a DWI on your record.