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2014-07-02 12:21:15

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act tackle repeat, hardcore offenders NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are strengthening supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and...

2014-07-01 08:21:40

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act take effect July 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws will go in to effect that will strengthen supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired...

2014-03-30 23:05:01

Personal injury attorney Herb Louthian of Louthian Law P.A. supports bill requiring ignition interlock for some first-time DUI offenders. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Since 2007, South Carolina has mandated ignition interlock devices for those convicted of multiple drunk driving offenses. The present program, however, stands a good chance of being strengthened to penalize even some first-time DUI offenders, thanks to the March 25 vote of the House Judiciary Committee to send the bill to the...

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...

Opal-Based Breathalyzer Being Developed
2013-10-09 05:05:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of Italian researchers are hoping to make catching drunk drivers easier and less expensive for police officers by developing a new portable breathalyzer capable of testing for precise alcohol concentrations. Their research, which appears in Tuesday’s edition of The Optical Society's (OSA) journal Optical Materials Express, describes a new portable device that would change colors from green to red when it detected higher...

2013-07-18 23:01:02

Researchers from the University of Florida recently completed a study that tracked designated drivers to find out how often they consumed alcohol, and the study concluded that nearly 40 percent of them do so. The attorneys at Michael D. Ponce & Associates in Tennessee who represent clients injured in DUI accidents and whose URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com would like to comment on the results of this study and strongly urge designated drivers to avoid consuming alcohol....

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,...


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