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Bill would revoke license after 3 DWI strikes

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State legislation that would permanently revoke the licenses of drivers who repeatedly drive recklessly is being met with mixed reviews. Assemblyman James Tedisco, R-Glenville, and state Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, have proposed Charlotte’s Law, in honor of a Charlotte Gallo, a senior citizen who was struck and killed two years ago near Proctors in downtown Schenectady. The driver of that vehicle had a history of alcohol-related offenses, including a previous accident in which he hit ...

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February 18, 2012
8:05 a.m.

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Naturally, defense attorney's will object to this because they are making a windfall on DWI. We need to put this "DWI Guy" out of business. In order to keep revoked drivers from driving; they should not be allowed to own, register or insure a vehicle. Serious penalties should be imposed on those who allow revoked drivers to use their vehicles. Don't expect passage, there are too many lawyers in the legislature. The bill if passed would get watered down so that it will be useless.

February 18, 2012
9:06 p.m.

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3? what's wrong with 1 or2?

February 18, 2012
10:05 p.m.

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They should expand the law and say that the car they (driver) used in DWI be impounded and put up for Auction. Use the money to help pay the victims or their family's of these crimes.