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2013-05-25 23:00:43

While some will be spending their Memorial Day weekend respectfully honoring those who have died serving our Country, many others will simply enjoy their time off from work with prolonged partying and recklessness. The DUI attorneys at MacGregor & Collins, LLP have provided a Memorial Day Weekend DUI checklist to help keep this weekend´s party-goers out of trouble. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 While some will be spending their Memorial Day weekend respectfully...

2013-05-24 23:37:22

Seattle attorney Chris Davis reminds parents across the country that nearly 16 teen drivers are killed in car accidents during the 100-day span from Memorial Day to Labor Day each summer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The arrival of summer vacation may be an exciting time for teen drivers each year, but data published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) shows that the risk of being killed in a car accident nearly doubles for teens age 15-19 during the 100-day span between...

2013-05-22 23:27:00

Memorial weekend is the start of summer and also a weekend targeted for drunk drivers in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Memorial Day weekend is the start of the summer season with many Texas families going on vacation and traveling extensively. Summer is also a time when the number of drunk driving accidents in the Houston area increases. Houston has long held the dubious distinction of having the most fatal alcohol related accidents of any major metropolitan area in the...

2013-05-20 23:04:03

Auto Accident Attorney Jason Waechter discusses the NTSB's proposed changes to the legal blood-alcohol limit for all drivers in the United States. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended the blood-alcohol content (BAC) to be reduced from 0.08 to 0.05. According to a NTSB press release, research “showed that although impairment begins with the first drink, by 0.05 BAC, most drivers experience a decline in...

2013-05-17 23:03:36

According to the Los Angeles Times, the National Transportation Safety Board has requested that the government use incentives to convince states to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers. MacGregor Collins DUI attorneys believe that decreasing driver´s allowable BAC levels may create additional problems and result in unwanted side effects. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 According to the Los Angeles Times (May 14, 2013), the National Transportation...

NTSB Seeks Stricter Alcohol Limits For Drivers
2013-05-15 09:59:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) panel recommended on Tuesday that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) by more than one-third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent, in an attempt to lessen the nearly 10,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths each year. "Most Americans think that we've solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it's still a national...

2013-05-14 16:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations praised the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations to reduce impaired driving on the nation's highways. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) NTSB's recommendations come a day after ATA President and CEO Bill Graves wrote to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood again urging him to move forward on a process to allow motor carriers to collect hair samples for...

2013-05-14 12:21:48

National Transportation Safety Board Supports .05 Blood Alcohol Concentration or Lower to Save 800 to 1800 Lives in U.S. Annually SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in calling for a reduction in the illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) per se limit from .08 to .05 or lower in the U.S. to save lives and prevent injuries. The NTSB recommended the tougher national standard at its board...

2013-05-13 23:00:24

Michigan car accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created an infographic on drunk driving crash deaths in the United States in 2011. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Michigan car accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created an infographic, “Drunk Driving Crash Deaths Soar to Sobering Numbers” based on 2011 United States death statistics. The infographic visually displays the contrasts in accidental deaths compared to drunk...

Texting While Driving Now Responsible For More Teen Deaths Than Drunk Driving
2013-05-11 09:00:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Texting while driving has now replaced drunk driving as the number one cause of death among US teenagers, according to new research from the Cohen Children´s Medical Center of New York. According to the study, more than 3,000 teens die each year as a result of sending SMS messages while operating a motor vehicle. In comparison, approximately 2,700 are killed as a result of driving while under the influence of alcohol,...