Feedback: Repeat Drunk Drivers & The Law

Feedback: Repeat Drunk Drivers & The Law

There are 3 comments on the WWNY-TV Watertown story from Dec 18, 2007, titled Feedback: Repeat Drunk Drivers & The Law. In it, WWNY-TV Watertown reports that:

“Once we make the arrest, it goes into the court system. Where it goes from there, it's certainly not up to us. We do our job and then it's up to the court system to do their's”

When it comes to drunk driving, how many times do offenders have to be convicted before they're pulled off the road. via WWNY-TV Watertown

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Syracuse, NY

#1 Dec 30, 2007
I say they should be taken off road when they are convicted the first time so they don,t have a chance to kill someone. My nephew was killed by a drunk driver just before christmas.

Rochester, NY

#2 Jan 25, 2008
Sorry to hear that.
We take chances every day when we get in our cars.
Over 43,000 die each year from autos.
I Hate to use the word accidents because usally one or more people did sonething wrong to cause it.
I lost my daughter last Oct 14...minutes before her 31st birtday.
I feel your pain mam.

Belleview, FL

#3 Feb 11, 2008
Somehow someway the laws need to be changed to protect the innocent. I agree these are not just accidents. When someone chooses to drive drunk or impaired as they say, they should be held accountable for the strictest judgement of all! I have no mercy for the drunk driver for they are 99percent always the one to walk away! While someone's child,mother,father,son....can 't! I lost my only child to one and 3 of his friends. I feel your pain.

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