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2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-02-19 23:27:50

More women are drinking-and-driving, said a report. To help them stay safer while behind the wheel, Stisim Drive advised them to quit the habit and undergo a driving simulation training. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 A report related that the number of women drinking and driving has increased in the past decades. And knowing the danger the habit presents, driving simulation company Stisim Drive gave out a number of tips to help female drivers stay safer while behind the wheel....

2013-12-13 23:25:04

Drunk driving awareness kit will help people learn how to police their communities against drunk drivers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 DrivingHistory.com is launching a guide to help communities learn how to reduce drunk driving in their neighborhood, the company announced yesterday. “People often don't realize how much of an effect they can have on their friends and neighbors,” a DrivingHistory.com spokesman said. “The truth is that there are simple things people...

2013-12-02 23:22:55

In light of National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, Ross Insurance Agency extends advice to parents in an effort to keep teen drivers safe on Massachusetts roads. Holyoke, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 In light of December being recognized as National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, Ross Insurance, a Massachusetts-based independent insurance agency, extends its concern and advice to parents in the area. Did you know that about three in every ten Americans will be...

2013-11-19 23:20:27

Driving simulation research showed the danger of texting while driving, said a report. Stisim Drive suggested a driving simulator software to help drivers stop the habit and other distracting on-the-road practices. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A driving simulation research recently showed the students of Valley High School in Iowa the danger that comes with texting while driving. The event was courtesy of a telecommunications company, said in a report from woi-tv.com. In...

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...

2013-07-02 23:01:57

Maine becomes 20th state to enact an all-offender ignition interlock law. Augusta, ME (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Maine Governor Paul LaPage signed into law lifesaving legislation which highly incentivizes the use of ignition interlocks for all first-time convicted drunk drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or greater to help prevent future offenses. With the passage of this law, Maine joins a long list of 19 other states to pass all offender ignition interlock legislation,...

2013-05-14 23:32:43

The New Program Allows Court Ordered Offenders to Complete The Victim Impact Program at Home on Their Own Schedule Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Online Impact Panel, a new website dedicated to offering an alternate means of education to court ordered offenders, has recently announced the launch of an online Victim Impact Panel program. A Victim Impact Panel, also known as VIPs, is an awareness program for offenders convicted of driving under the influence. Since the panel consists of...

2013-01-30 23:03:52

DMV.us.org allows customers to receive their driving history in an easy way and shares how to maintain a good driving record with the new Driver's Knowledge Program. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 From DMV.us.org motorists can always get their driving history with minimum inconveniences. Drivers can always visit this website to check out their driving history reports like how many points accumulated within a certain period, the types of tickets that issued, whether a charge of drunk...

2013-01-22 23:03:24

Drinking and driving is dangerous at any age, but for those who are under the legal drinking age it can result in even greater consequences. This winter, Icandrive.ca offers young drivers important information about the risks of underage drinking and driving. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Any time a driver gets behind the wheel after drinking, they risk very serious consequences, including legal penalties, higher car insurance rates and of course the chance that someone could...