Latest Drunk driving Stories

2013-06-19 23:02:37

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., weighs in on the National Transportation Safety Board recommendation to drop the blood alcohol content level that constitutes drunken driving. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently recommended that all states join together and lower the legal limit for drivers´ blood alcohol content (BAC) from 0.08 to 0.05. If New Jersey accepts this recommendation to lower the BAC legal limit, a...

2013-06-14 23:17:35

According to a recent study, 40% of designated drivers were actually drinking themselves the same evening. Those with an alcohol addiction should check into a professional detox center like Harbor Village and get the safe, effective help needed for recovery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 According to FoxNews.com (6/10), a study conducted by the University of Florida reports that 40% of those serving as designated drivers had been drinking. Of those drivers, half had a blood alcohol...

2013-06-14 23:16:33

Following reports that the number of teens killed while texting and driving has now surpassed the number of teens killed by drunk driving, the Texting Awareness Foundation issues a response. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 On June 14, the Texting Awareness Foundation issues a statement discussing the results of a recent study that found that texting has now replaced drunk driving as the “number one cause of teenage deaths on the road in the U.S.” According to an article from...

Designated Drivers Not Always Sober
2013-06-10 15:16:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online About 35 percent of designated drivers leave the bar with some alcohol in their bloodstream, according to a new study from the University of Florida. Of those found drinking in the study, about half had blood alcohol content (BAC) level above .05 — the threshold recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in May. "If you look at how people choose their designated drivers, oftentimes they're chosen by who is...

2013-06-06 23:25:12

The U.S. Supreme Court case of Missouri v. McNeely decided that nonconsensual and warrantless blood draws could not usually be conducted, even in the case of a suspected drunk driver. California DUI defense lawyer James Knox of Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP applauds this victory for constitutional rights. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court released its opinion in Missouri v. McNeely (No. 11—1425) on April 17, 2013. The justices decided that police should not be...

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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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