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2013-05-24 23:21:55

Launched by SAMHSA to Recognize National Prevention Week Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “Talk. They Hear You.” a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking, was launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The kickoff occurred in conjunction with SAMHSA´s 2013 National Prevention Week–an annual...

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 23:32:43

The New Program Allows Court Ordered Offenders to Complete The Victim Impact Program at Home on Their Own Schedule Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Online Impact Panel, a new website dedicated to offering an alternate means of education to court ordered offenders, has recently announced the launch of an online Victim Impact Panel program. A Victim Impact Panel, also known as VIPs, is an awareness program for offenders convicted of driving under the influence. Since the panel consists of...

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...


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