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2013-10-25 12:26:30

DENVER, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirits may be responsible for mayhem this All Hallows' Eve, but they are likely to be of the manmade kind. Data on individuals monitored every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption shows drinking increases in general during Halloween, and that increase accelerates as the holiday falls closer to the weekend. Drinking violations for criminal offenders sentenced to 24/7 alcohol monitoring rise nearly 30% when Halloween takes place on Friday or...

2013-10-24 23:33:06

New guide aims to keep people safer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 DMV.us.org has created a guide to help people avoid driving when they shouldn't be behind the wheel, the company said yesterday. “Everyone knows that they shouldn't drive drunk,” a DMV.us.org spokesman said. “But some people don't have any idea how much they can drink before they are over the limit. Beyond that, this is not just an alcohol issue. Many people take prescription drugs for anxiety,...

2013-09-20 23:25:37

Installed device rate jumps 30,000 units per year over past eight years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 According to a new survey, 2013 Survey of Currently-Installed Interlocks in the U.S., conducted by Impact DWI, Inc., there are nearly 305,000 ignition interlock devices currently installed in the United States. This demonstrates that usage of interlocks has increased at a rate of 30,000 units installed per year over the past eight years, while the number of drunk driving...

2013-09-17 23:35:30

MADD Reminds Parents that Drunk Driving is a Crime Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15 – 21, 2013), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging lawmakers to enact legislation to protect our most vulnerable population, children. In 2011, 226 child (under age 15) passengers were killed in drunk driving crashes, representing 20 percent of all child traffic fatalities, of which more than half (54 percent) were passengers...

2013-09-13 11:00:45

-Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. -New research compares individuals' perceived dangerousness of driving after drinking while intoxicated with those perceptions while sober. -Results show that sober knowledge does not necessarily translate into responsible judgment while intoxicated. Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Prior research has shown that...

2013-09-12 23:25:42

A New Jersey man was arrested twice in the same day for driving while intoxicated (DWI). If you have a drinking issue or know someone with an alcohol dependency, contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In an article written by NJ.com (8/31), titled Belle Mead man busted for DWI twice in one day, a New Jersey man was arrested twice in the same day for driving while intoxicated (DWI). On August 28, Joseph D. Lintott,63, was arrested for DWI by...

2013-09-10 23:17:27

New Jersey DWI Attorneys Evan Levow and Matthew Reisig argue before the New Jersey Supreme Court alleging that due to the State's inaccurate data from Alcotest breath testing machines, the machine must no longer be used in New Jersey DWI cases, forthwith. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Evan Levow and Matthew Reisig, New Jersey DWI attorneys who filed the recent motion to declare the current breath testing machine unfit for use in New Jersey, will be arguing the case to the New Jersey...

2013-08-30 23:19:54

How DUI Arrestees can Educate Themselves Before Hiring a DUI defense Lawyer in Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DUI Attorney Jacksonville.org announced the publication of their new information and resource website to help people arrested for driving while intoxicated in the city of Jacksonville, FL. Anyone charged with this criminal offense needs to become proactive and learn about their legal rights and the consequences of a DUI conviction. The DUI Attorney...

2013-08-30 12:20:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT, state police and municipal police are partnering to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day on Sept. 2 as part of a national enforcement initiative. As part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort, Pennsylvania's enforcement will focus not only on drivers impaired by alcohol, but also the increasing number of drug-impaired motorists. "As the Labor Day holiday approaches we are focusing on the issue of...

2013-08-23 23:04:05

Gary Henricks has been charged with a DWI after an accident, which killed his grandfather and caused multiple injuries to himself and other passengers. Houston Attorney, Dane Johnson says alcohol may not have been involved in the accident. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Gary Henricks of Mastic was charged with drunken driving after a crash in July. The accident killed his grandfather, Isaac Beal, injured two passengers and caused injuries to Henricks. Suffolk County police stated Henricks was...