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2013-09-23 23:29:57

Sixteen Marines tested positive for alcohol during random tests conducted earlier this year. Anyone who is experiencing an alcohol dependency issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village to begin the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 As reported by Military Times (9/14), in the article titled, On-duty Marines pop positive in spot blood-alcohol tests, sixteen marines tested positive for alcohol during random tests conducted earlier this year. According...

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...

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

2013-09-13 23:20:40

A man who confessed online that he killed a man while driving drunk has been charged for the death. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 CBS News Affiliate WBNS reports (9/9) in their news story, Matthew Cordle Update: Ohio man charged with vehicular homicide after posting online video confessing to driving drunk,...

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...

2013-09-12 23:04:01

After a five-vehicle accident on May 9, 2013, a woman was recently arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter. Car accident attorney, Michael Steinger, spoke about the rights of the victims. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Isis Margarita Cesar, 36, was arrested on August 6, 2013 and charged with DUI manslaughter. The arrest was in connection with a car accident involving five vehicles, which left the driver of one of the vehicles dead. Cesar is being held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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