Christie Conditionally Vetoes Ignition Interlock BillMarch 25, 2015

Ignition Interlock Bill: On March 23rd, Governor Christie sent a conditional veto message to the legislature, rejecting the proposed Bill 1368 which would fundamentally change DWI sentencing law. The Governor’s recommendations call for the installation of ignition interlock devices in every instance for longer periods. The idea of shortened driver’s license suspension periods is eliminated. …

Major Changes to N.J. Drunk Driving LawFebruary 9, 2015

A proposed law to drastically change the way New Jersey punishes drunken drivers has hit Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. The bill, which passed the state Senate 29-4 on February 5 after passing the Assembly in June, would allow most drivers convicted of drunken driving for the first time to reduce their license suspensions from the …