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2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA. Unhealthy alcohol use is common among young people, including university students. Using an internet site to screening students for unhealthy alcohol use and...

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...

Study Finds One Drink May Be One Too Many For Older Drivers
2014-03-07 14:03:21

[ Watch The Video: Older Drivers Can’t Handle Their Alcohol ] Morgan Sherburne, University of Florida You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you can’t party like you used to. Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate...

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...

2014-01-23 08:35:14

GURNEE, Ill., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How many drinks can you consume before you reach the legal limit? The wrong decision could cost you jail time, loss of work or even your life. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH51265-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH51265LOGO-b ) One of the fastest growing industries in health and empowerment is the personal breathalyzer. Sales have steadily increased over the years. According to Wintergreen...

Study Confirms Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+
2014-01-16 13:10:02

[ Watch the Video: The New Buzz About Drunk Driving ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Injury Prevention say that even just a little bit of alcohol could be causing fatal car crashes. University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System...