She drove about two miles before she was stopped. She told police she knew she had been driving the wrong way but kept going because she thought there would be a place to make a U-turn.
She was given tickets for improperly entering a highway, driving in the wrong direction and reckless driving.
Eight people died on July 26 when Diane Schuler drove a van carrying her three nieces and her own two children the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway. She crashed head-on into an SUV.
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