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2010-05-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released a new report showing that federal and state auto safety laws enacted over the past 20 years have saved over 85,000 lives and over $600 billion in costs. The auto safety group used the report, Advocacy for Safe Cars, Safe Driving and Safe Roads: 20 Years of Saving Lives and Reducing Costs from Traffic Crashes, to call on Congress to enact additional safety measures to reduce fatalities and...

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2010-05-25 10:45:00

Celebrities like Lindsay Lohan are being ordered by courts to wear alcohol-monitoring bracelets that test blood alcohol levels through perspiration on the skin. The ankle bracelets are only sold to the courts, probation officers and others who want to make sure drunken drivers or anyone involved in alcohol-related offenses do not drink again. A judged ordered the device to be put on Lohan's ankle on Monday after the actress did not show up for a hearing last week in Beverly Hills...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graduation... Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before your graduates party, take the time to talk with them about alcohol -- it just may save a life. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100512/PH02883 ) It's About Your Teen... A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and decision-making. Alcohol Can Be Tricky... If your graduates drink, they may temporarily feel...

2010-04-27 06:50:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Many attorneys, faced with a client's call about their DUI arrest, consider the matter a mostly open-and-shut case. Either the blood alcohol level was above .08 or it wasn't. Guilty or not guilty. DUI attorney Matthew Cargal, founder of http://www.cargallaw.com and http://www.duipasadena.com, disagrees and believes that DUI cases are often much more complex than they might initially appear. Cargal's seventeen years of experience handling DUI cases...

2010-04-20 09:01:46

Using measures of blood alcohol concentration, self-assessed and observer-assessed drunkenness, a study in the North West of England has confirmed the overwhelming prevalence of extreme alcohol consumption in UK nightlife. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy interviewed and 'breathalyzed' revelers, finding that one in ten intended to drink more than 40 units by home time, with those using extended licensing hours having...

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2010-02-18 10:21:10

Alcohol involvement among young female drivers in US fatal crashes: Unfavorable trends Alcohol is an increasingly important factor in the rising toll of fatal car crashes involving young women drivers in the US, indicates research published in Injury Prevention. In 2007 alone, alcohol related fatal car crashes accounted for almost a third of the total in the US. The research team analyzed data from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on fatal road traffic collisions for the...

2009-12-15 07:00:00

Census Bureau Releases 2010 Statistical Abstract Depicting the State of Our Nation WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How r u? The way we communicate is rapidly evolving, as evidenced by the fact that the number of text messages sent on cell phones has more than doubled from 48 billion in 2007 to 110 billion in 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The...

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2009-11-01 23:00:00

National Sleep Foundation Launches Annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week(R) to Prevent Fall-Asleep Crashes With Tips and Countermeasures WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sleepiness is often overlooked as a major contributor to vehicle crashes. The National Sleep Foundation's 2009 Sleep in America poll shows that 1% or as many as 1.9 million drivers have had a car crash or a near miss due to drowsiness in the past year. Even more surprising, 54% of drivers (105 million) have...

2009-10-26 08:26:00

Motor club says safe driving to and from parties will help ensure a happy Halloween ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With nearly one in three adults planning to attend or host a Halloween party this year, AAA urges partygoers to plan in advance by designating a sober driver before enjoying the festivities. "Halloween has become an increasingly popular occasion for adults to host and attend parties where alcohol is frequently served. By designating a sober driver, or by...

2009-10-21 09:10:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Are wine tastings permitted in Massachusetts? Is happy hour prohibited in Nebraska? Are billboards advertising beer allowed in Hawaii? The answer to these questions and more can be found in the newly released edition of the Beverage Information Group's Fact Book. For more than 15 years, the Fact Book has guided users through the beverage alcohol rules and regulations maze. And now, beverage alcohol marketers and retailers can also subscribe to...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.