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2012-02-02 13:31:00

World Premiere of Winning Youth-Produced Counter-Beer Ads Streaming Live at FreeTheBowl.com 4 pm (PST) Feb. 2nd SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice (formerly Marin Institute), is holding the Free The Bowl® (from Beer Ads) World Premiere to announce the winners of their fourth annual nationwide counter-beer ad video contest. The event will take place tonight at the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, California. The Awards...

2012-02-01 09:31:00

Under Some State Social Liability Laws, You May Be Responsible If Your Guests Drink and Drive NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're rooting for Big Blue or are a Patriots fan, if you are planning to throw a Super Bowl Party on Sunday, remember that a considerate host not only puts out the baby-backs and beer, but also checks for designated drivers, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). On February 5, millions of Americans will drive to a...

2012-01-30 11:51:24

The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits. Now Penn State researchers have a tailored approach that may help prevent students from becoming heavy drinkers. "Research shows there is a spike in alcohol-related consequences that occur in the first few weeks of the semester, especially with college freshmen," said Michael J. Cleveland, research associate at the Prevention Research Center and the Methodology Center. "If you can buffer that and get...

2012-01-16 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine that you are out on a date and have a casual glass of wine with dinner. As you get into your car, you face the humiliation and embarrassment of having to blow into a tube connected to your car's ignition system just to get the car started. The subsequent explanation can't be anything that remotely resembles a pleasant conversation you wish to have on a date. Welcome to the relatively new world of breathalyzers or ignition interlock devices...

2011-12-28 00:20:00

Los Angeles DUI lawyer Vitaly B. Sigal is announcing that the Sigal Law Group is offering free consultations for people that are arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substances (DUI) in and around Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 Sigal Law Group has a great deal of experience defending individuals facing DUI charges. Los Angeles DUI lawyer Vitaly B. Sigal uses his experience and knowledge to minimize the penalties of such...

2011-12-27 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving under the influence, also called DUI, can apply to driving while impaired by alcohol, illegal drugs, or prescription or over-the-counter medications. In fact, any substance that could impair the judgment or reflexes of a driver may lead to DUI charges in California. DUI attorney, Mr. Ticket, is now providing DUI services in Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Van Nuys, and throughout Los Angeles County. He has launched a new, DUI related...

2011-12-27 02:00:00

VERONA, Wis., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocorp, Ltd's new iPhone app intoxicheck(TM) leads users through a simple set of before and after reaction, judgment and memory challenges so drivers clearly see how impaired they are in an effort to stop drinking and driving. Because it works on a smartphone, users have convenient access to the new iPhone app anywhere. "New Years Day celebrations are just a few days away. This can mean big trouble for some people. Many people who drink tend to...

2011-12-20 09:13:00

VERONA, Wis., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Years Day celebrations are just a few days away. This can mean big trouble for some people. Many people who drink tend to underestimate their impairment level. This can be a real problem if someone thinks they are ok to drive after having a few and ends up being arrested for driving under the influence. Even deciding to walk under the influence can turn deadly. In 2005, the journal Injury Prevention reported that New Year's Day is...

What Makes A Drunk Become Aggressive?
2011-12-20 04:10:33

Drinking enough alcohol to become intoxicated increases aggression significantly in people who have one particular personality trait, according to new research. But people without that trait don´t get any more aggressive when drunk than they would when they´re sober. That trait is the ability to consider the future consequences of current actions. “People who focus on the here and now, without thinking about the impact on the future, are more aggressive than others...

2011-12-19 07:01:00

Young drivers are most at risk of having an accident as a result of using a mobile phone WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a dangerous and common practice --and it's becoming an even bigger problem on the nation's roads as more drivers are text messaging while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the percentage of drivers who text messaged or manipulated their mobile devices while driving went up...