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Government of Erie County, New York


Erie County STOP-DWI Office
45 Elm Street Room 233
Buffalo, New York 14203
(716) 858-6291
(716) 858-8566 (fax)

John F. Sullivan
Project Coordinator

Daniel Herberger
Training Coordinator
(716) 858-6138

LuAnn Palma-Smith
Public Relations Coordinator
(716) 858-6637

Zero Tolerance

The law states that any person under the age of 21 who is caught driving a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .02 (about 1 drink), but not more than .07, shall be charged with the traffic offense of "Driving after having consumed alcohol".

If the Judge makes a finding that you drove after having consumed alcohol you will:

Also, if you have prior alcohol related offenses on your record, your license will be revoked for one year or until you are 21, whichever is longer.