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2014-04-16 12:22:14

SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many teens past and present, a high-school prom is a significant milestone celebrated with dinner, dancing and, according to the latest poll results from PEMCO Insurance, underage drinking. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll found that more than one-third (37 percent) of Washington and Portland, Ore., residents who attended a prom in years past admit to drinking or partying that night. A vast majority--nearly four out of five...

2014-03-25 23:34:25

Wisconsin DUI firm Mishlove and Stuckert now the only defense attorneys in the midwest that can take a second look blood test results nationwide. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Any Wisconsin DUI firm will tell you that blood alcohol analyses are a big part of DUI cases, but they’re not perfect. Thanks to new equipment in the Law Offices of Mishlove and Stuckert, the premier Wisconsin DUI law firm, it’s now possible for defendants to prove that in courts across the United States....

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-15 23:03:23

Philadelphia auto accident attorney Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates, PC, is asked to comment on findings that even small amounts of alcohol consumed by drivers can raise the risk of accidents. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A recent nationwide study revealing that even a legally acceptable amount of alcohol consumption will increase the risk of a driver being involved in a deadly car accident illustrates just how dangerous drinking and driving can be, according to...

2014-03-11 23:27:36

Study says a single drink could already affect an aging person's driving abilities. Meanwhile, to prevent the decline of one's driving skill, Stisim Drive suggested training with a driving simulation system. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Researchers have discovered that one drink could already affect the driving skills of aging drivers. In response to it, Stisim Drive recommended training with a driving simulation system stating that it could do the opposite. Based on a post...

2014-02-24 12:27:32

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp78dn/breath_analyzers ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Breath Analyzers Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breath Analyzers are the devices that are used for estimating blood alcohol content through an exhaled breath. These devices were first introduced in 1940's for...

2014-02-24 12:24:05

After being charged with a DUI in Colorado, you'll no doubt have to complete an alcohol evaluation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In Colorado, most jurisdictions use the alcohol evaluation to determine the treatment/classes you'll be required to complete as part of any sentence in a DUI/DWAI case. Generally, the evaluation is completed through the probation department in the jurisdiction where the case is charged, but there are ways to get...

legal drinking age laws
2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...

2014-02-13 23:22:52

ArKay Beverages is the first Alcohol Free Liquor to be showcased at the 2014 Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Owners of Nightclubs, Restaurants, and Bars throughout the US are anxious to welcome ArKay, the world’s first alcohol free liquor to showcase its invention to the upcoming Night Club & Bar convention trade show in Las Vegas Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. With over 37,000...