drinking and driving Number of Erie County DWI arrests expected to hold steady in 2019 By Kyle S. Mackie • Nov 26, 2019 Kyle S. Mackie/WBFO News The number of arrests for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) made in Erie County this year is on track to match the 2018 figure of 2,408, according to county data released Tuesday. Buffalo company offering free rides to downtown New Year's Eve revelers By Omar Fetouh • Dec 31, 2015 Thousands of people will head to downtown Buffalo Thursday night to ring in the new year. Those celebrations typically involve drinking and one local company is offering free rides to party-goers who may find themselves too drunk to drive. NTSB recommends lower drunk driving threshold By Chris Caya • May 15, 2013 WBFO News file photo / Federal accident investigators are recommending states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half. New York State already has the lowest standard in the nation. Listen Listening... / 1:35 WBFO'S Chris Caya reports on the federal recommendations. Taxi voucher offered for perilous party weekend By Chris Caya • Mar 11, 2013 Chris Caya/WBFO News Local law enforcement agencies plan to have their DWI patrols out in force this coming weekend, as St. Patrick's Day is one of the busiest holidays of the year in Buffalo. MADD implores New Year's revelers to plan ahead By Chris Caya • Dec 28, 2012 Chris Caya/WBFO News With New Year's Eve celebrations just around the corner, the State Thruway Authority is taking part in the annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving "Tie One On For Safety Campaign." Safety emphasized on year's 'biggest party night' By Chris Caya & Omar Fetouh • Nov 21, 2012 Photo courtesy of The City of Buffalo Holiday partiers heading downtown tonight can expect to see more police on the streets and up in the air.