Latest Blood alcohol content Stories

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...

2013-10-31 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...

2013-09-26 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...

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

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