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Bill from state Sen. John Flanagan proposes drug, alcohol tests for drivers in serious accidents

New York is considering a legislation that would

New York is considering a legislation that would require drivers in serious accidents to be tested for drugs and alcohol. (March 11, 2014 6:10 PM)

New York is considering legislation that would require drivers in serious accidents to be tested for drugs and alcohol.

State Sen. John Flanagan (R-2nd District), who proposed the bill, says it would require police to test drivers in accidents where there is injury or death if there is reason to believe that the driver is impaired. 

“In fatal accidents with serious injuries or death,...

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