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2012-07-11 06:26:20

DENVER, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Littleton-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. (AMS), the world's largest provider of high-tech alcohol monitoring technologies, has been awarded ISO 9001: 2008 certification by TUV Rheinland of North America, based on the standards established by the International Organizations of Standardization (ISO). The certification, which involves an arduous, multi-phase certification audit, is based on the ISO global standard for quality management...

2012-04-04 06:21:29

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kootenai County Probation officials are tightening down on the area's repeat, highest-risk drunk drivers with an intensive supervision program. The goal, according to officials, is to address the root cause of the problem, which is alcohol dependence, and transition people out of the revolving door of the county jail. According to Senior Probation Officer Kevin Creighton, repeat drunk drivers represent the highest number of case stats on...

2012-03-14 12:48:00

DENVER, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released data on offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday, drinking violations are more than double what they are for a mid-week holiday. The data is for offenders who know they're being monitored every 30 minutes and that the consequences are often time in jail. The newly released data shows that when the St. Patrick's Day Holiday falls mid-week, drinking violations increase an average...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

DENVER, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released data on offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday, drinking violations increase 25% over the average for the rest of the year--and that's for offenders who know they're being monitored and whose consequences are often time in jail. According to Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), which monitors 14,000 DUI and other alcohol-involved offenders each day, every half hour,...

2011-12-01 09:17:00

DENVER, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released data that looks at the drinking patterns of more than 200,000 criminal offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that even when Big Brother is watching, drinking increases nearly 27% between Thanksgiving and January 2nd. Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) has monitored more than 200,000 criminal offenders since 2003 using a technology that tests your perspiration every 30 minutes, 24/7, to ensure...

2011-11-29 11:46:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. has filed a second appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., in its long-standing patent infringement suit against Tampa-based Actsoft, Inc. The suit, first filed in 2007 in Colorado's Federal District Court, was originally denied in 2009 when the trial court ruled that because the Actsoft system was incapable of measuring a subject's blood alcohol...

2011-11-22 09:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released data that looks at the drinking patterns of more than 200,000 criminal offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that even when Big Brother is watching, drinking increases nearly 27% between Thanksgiving and January 2nd. Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) has monitored more than 200,000 criminal offenders since 2003 using a technology that tests your perspiration every 30 minutes, 24/7, to ensure clients...

2011-11-01 08:00:00

Drivable Test Vehicle Expected in Two Years WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national research effort to develop publicly-acceptable technology that will prevent the illegal operation of a vehicle by a drunk driver (0.08 or above blood alcohol content) is entering a new phase in which it will move out of the laboratory and onto the road with a drivable test vehicle expected to be ready in two years. The Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) research...

2011-10-26 10:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released study of DUI offender data in Riverside County shows that Hard Core Drunk Drivers (HCDDs) who were monitored with 24/7 alcohol bracelets saw a re-arrest rate of nearly one-half the state average for repeat DUI offenders. Conducted by LCA, a San Francisco-based private criminal justice organization, the study looked at California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) data for all Riverside County offenders who were...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When North Carolina's "Laura's Law" was signed by Governor Bev Perdue in June, that state became the 8th state in the last year to pass progressive DUI legislation that is substantially shifting the focus of DUI laws from penalizing cars to required--and enforced--sobriety for the most dangerous drivers on the road. Now, New York is poised to join the movement, as state lawmakers look at incorporating required 24/7 alcohol monitoring for...