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2013-12-26 23:01:22

Transparency Market Research Report has published "Breath Analyzers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/breath-analyzer-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Breath Analyzers Market (Technologies: Fuel Cell, Infrared Absorption and...

2013-12-11 23:02:12

Study using driving simulation discovered that driving drunk and driving with hangover are equally dangerous, said a report. In response to it, Stisim Drive advised drivers to be more responsible and gave out a tip how to keep safe besides staying sober. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A study using driving simulation recently discovered that driving with a hangover is just as dangerous as driving drunk. And so, wanting to help the public avoid road accidents, Stisim Drive advised...

2013-11-25 20:22:30

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Changes abound for beverage alcohol state rules and regulations this year. More laws were overturned with the consumers' convenience in mind. Several states are considering privatizing beverage alcohol; laws forbidding tastings both on- and off-premise are being overturned; and relaxed shipping standards allow product to reach more consumers' hands. With these recent changes and additional legislation always on the books, it is...

2013-11-15 16:20:15

Industry Calls for Increased Focus on Repeat Offenders and High BAC Drivers NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) once again shows the bulk of drunk driving deaths are caused by "hardcore" drunk drivers. In its 2012 annual report on road fatalities, NHTSA published finalized statistics for fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Unfortunately, the 2012 data...

2013-11-13 12:23:04

Editors Select World's First Smartphone Breathalyzer as Breakthrough Technology in Health Category SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Popular Science Magazine announced that BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer, the world's first Smartphone breathalyzer for iPhone and Android devices, has received one of the publication's highest honors, the 2013 Best of What's New Award for its innovation in health. BACtrack is featured in the December issue of Popular Science. (Logo:...

2013-10-31 23:24:12

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., challenges the reliability of the Alcotest in New Jersey DWI cases and recommends that the state switch to blood testing. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Attorney Evan Levow, the founder of Levow & Associates law firm, joined a group of other defense lawyers at the New Jersey Supreme Court to argue for the immediate discontinuation of the Alcotest breath test. Usage of the breath test in New Jersey drunken driving cases has been...

2013-10-29 23:01:42

Actor Christopher McDonald was arrested for allegedly driving drunk. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Best known for his roll in Happy Gilmore, actor Christopher McDonald was pulled over last week and charged with drunk driving. DUI attorney Dane Johnson says that the charges may not be as serious as they sound. The arrest came early Wednesday morning when McDonald was pulled over by state troopers according to KHOU News (10.16.2013). There was no crash and no one was hurt. McDonald played as...

2013-10-18 10:53:54

Many people, especially young adults, engage in high-risk drinking because of the belief it will lead to positive mood effects such as cheerfulness. A new study of the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and the subjective effects of alcohol like cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students in a real-life setting of high-school parties, has found that cheerfulness increased up to a certain BAC value for girls, and then decreased at higher BACs, while it...

2013-09-27 16:22:42

BACtrack® dispels the myths around today's crop of smartphone breathalyzers for the general public SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BACtrack, the leader in personal and professional breathalyzers, today releases the first comprehensive quick guide on what to look for within the emerging smartphone breathalyzer industry. It's geared toward consumers who wish to determine the facts and falsehoods surrounding Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) monitoring technologies. (Photo:...

2013-09-26 13:06:19

Risk increases 23 times for those positive for both alcohol and drugs Drugged driving has been a safety issue of increasing public concern in the United States and many other countries but its role in motor vehicle crashes had not been adequately examined. In a new study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, researchers assessed the association of driver drug use, as well as the combination of drugs and alcohol, with the risk of fatal crash. They found that...