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2014-09-10 08:37:10

TransBiotec, Inc. Enters into a Master Distribution Agreement for Distribution Rights to the SOBR Alcohol Testing Device SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransBiotec, Inc., (OTCBB: IMLE) today announced that it has entered into a Master Distribution Agreement with AG Global Capital to distribute TransBiotec, Inc.'s SOBR alcohol testing device in the Republic of Turkey ("Turkey"), the Kingdom of Sweden ("Sweden") and the Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") comprising...

2014-08-27 16:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. "Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is unsafe and it's against the law," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "Although alcohol-related crashes have gradually decreased, drugged-driving crashes and...

2014-08-18 16:20:29

DENVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the one contest you don't want to win, and our Colorado's Wine Country tops the Denver area in the "drunkest" category. Statistics published by the Persistent Drunk Driver Committee, a monitoring body formed legislatively (Persistent Drunk Driver Act of 1998), show that the "western slope," also known as Colorado's wine country, had the highest average blood alcohol content (BAC) for DUI arrests in 2013. Photo -...

2014-07-02 16:20:54

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a bill increasing penalties for the most dangerous segment of DUI offenders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/MM94373LOGO On Tuesday, Gov. Chafee signed into law Senate Bill 2231, supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org). This new law, which will take effect January 1, 2015, mandates the use of ignition interlock...

2014-06-17 12:28:25

BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also decreases inhibitions--which can lead to tragic consequences on the water, on the road, and in the great outdoors. In...

Personal Breathalyzer Paints Troubling Picture Of Drinking Trends
2014-06-11 15:46:24

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online It has been said of the second largest and second most populous state in the Union that everything is bigger in Texas. Nowhere is this more true than in the state's capital dome (which reaches higher into the air than the capital dome in Washington, DC), its cowboy hats and, regretfully, in its drunk driving deaths. Statistics for the year 2012 for this grim figure, released seven months ago, show that a staggering 1,296...

2014-06-11 08:31:21

Creator of first smartphone breathalyzer debuts BACtrack® Consumption Report; Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) insights driven by over 100,000 data points SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, consumer Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) data is available, providing insight into alcohol consumption patterns around the nation thanks to BACtrack®, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers. The data was collected anonymously from users of BACtrack Mobile....

2014-06-05 14:34:24

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Even before conception, a son's vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically drinks to excess, according to a new animal study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings, published online Wednesday in PLOS ONE, show male mice that were chronically exposed to alcohol before breeding had male offspring that were less likely to consume alcohol and were more sensitive to its...

2014-06-03 23:12:31

Highway safety can be improved by using new research that screens for psychoactive drugs and alcohol use. This book presents an epidemiological study of road users’ consumption of psychoactive substances in Nigeria and also examines the use of driving simulators that evaluate skills impairment after drinking alcoholic beverages. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Portable electronic digital screening devices such as “Oral Screen” along with other screening devices were used to establish the...

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that binge drinking — a pattern of drinking that brings a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL or higher — is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the US. This leads one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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