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2013-11-12 23:31:18

Driving under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other drugs can have serious consequences. Educational brochures from Journeyworks Publishing aim to raise awareness and prevent alcohol and drug related accidents. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 “Don’t Drink and Drive” is a familiar phrase to most people. Now with new marijuana laws cropping up in many states, whether it is for medicinal or recreational use, another phrase may soon become as familiar: “Don’t Drive...

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...

2013-10-30 23:22:35

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., challenges the reliability of the Alcotest and gets quoted in an Associated Press news story. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The breath test used in New Jersey drunken driving cases was bashed by critics in front of the state's Supreme Court, but the court decided that the Alcotest machine could continue to be used by police despite software flaws and other issues that had gone uncorrected for five years. Attorney Evan Levow and other...

2013-10-30 23:22:28

Dane Johnson comments on the special enforcement period that resulted in almost 1,700 DUI arrests. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A special enforcement effort by Texas state troopers resulted in nearly 1,700 arrests for drunk driving last month. But Houston criminal defense attorney Dane Johnson says that the arrests made during the large-scale effort will have to hold up under scrutiny. The results of the operation were announced this month according to KBTX (10.08.2013). Officers targeted...

2013-10-29 23:02:45

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., criticizes the New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that allows police to continue using Alcotest devices on drunken-driving suspects despite its numerous known flaws. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Despite software flaws that have gone uncorrected for five years, the state Supreme Court ruled that police officers can continue using Alcotest devices on drunken-driving suspects in New Jersey, reported Philly.com (9.19.13). The ruling angered...

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...


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