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The STOP-DWI (Special Traffic Operations Program for Driving While Intoxicated) program was enacted by the NYS Legislature in 1981 to allow county governments to coordinate local efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related traffic crashes with a comprehensive and financially self-sustaining alcohol and highway safety program.

The Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s mission is to deter alcohol- and drug-impaired driving through enhanced enforcement, prosecution, rehabilitation and education services. 


About Stop-DWI

Impaired Driving and Other Related Laws

Additional Stop-DWI Resources

  • Put used sharps in a strong, plastic container
  • Put the plastic container in the household trash - don't recycle!
  • Sharps should never be thrown loosely into the trash or toilet
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Just the Facts.  Blood alcohol concentration explained and the price you pay for DWI.  Change the way you think.  Don't drive and drink.

Download a pdf poster 

Download "Shattered Lives"(.pdf)  and read the victim perspectives of drunk driving tragedies.