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Personal Breathalyzer Paints Troubling Picture Of Drinking Trends
2014-06-11 15:46:24

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online It has been said of the second largest and second most populous state in the Union that everything is bigger in Texas. Nowhere is this more true than in the state's capital dome (which reaches higher into the air than the capital dome in Washington, DC), its cowboy hats and, regretfully, in its drunk driving deaths. Statistics for the year 2012 for this grim figure, released seven months ago, show that a staggering 1,296...

2014-06-11 08:31:21

Creator of first smartphone breathalyzer debuts BACtrack® Consumption Report; Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) insights driven by over 100,000 data points SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, consumer Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) data is available, providing insight into alcohol consumption patterns around the nation thanks to BACtrack®, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers. The data was collected anonymously from users of BACtrack Mobile....

2014-06-09 23:07:59

Narconon Freedom Center discusses the problems associated with drunk and drugged driving and issues a warning along with new educational tools to keep your family safe this summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 A national survey of the United States done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that an estimated 10.3 million people drive under the influence of illegal drugs that year. While many of us are aware of how dangerous drunk driving is,...

2014-06-03 23:12:31

Highway safety can be improved by using new research that screens for psychoactive drugs and alcohol use. This book presents an epidemiological study of road users’ consumption of psychoactive substances in Nigeria and also examines the use of driving simulators that evaluate skills impairment after drinking alcoholic beverages. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Portable electronic digital screening devices such as “Oral Screen” along with other screening devices were used to establish the...

2014-05-30 23:07:20

CWI Medical, a leading online medical supplier, is now offering the Coast Guard-approved Alco-Screen 02 test strips to help keep boaters safe this summer. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 In light of a new U.S. Coast Guard mandate regarding improper operation of boats and watercraft while intoxicated, CWI Medical (http://www.cwimedical.com), one of the United States’ leading online medical supply providers, is offering the new Alco-Screen 02 Alcohol Test Strips to all customers to...

2014-05-27 08:21:10

Telecab, Will County's premier taxi company, will be sponsoring the Walk Like MADD event in Homer Glen on June 8, 2014. JOLIET, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is holding their annual Walk Like MADD event, their signature fundraiser, in cities across the nation. Telecab will be lending their sponsorship to help raise awareness and funds, as well as a team of walkers, to help eliminate drunk driving. The walk that Telecab will be sponsoring is...

2014-05-16 08:20:40

-- In 2012, 133 people in Colorado were killed in drunk driving crashes -- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, May 17(th), families and friends of drunk driving victims, community members, and volunteers will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado at the 1(st) annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event. The family-friendly 3K walk and 3-mile run route will be held at Bear Creek Regional Park. The Walk offers participants...

2014-05-15 12:21:26

- Launches First-Ever Professional-Grade Smartphone Breathalyzer SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BACtrack, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers, celebrates its 13(th) anniversary developing innovative products in an emerging market and the one-year anniversary of its genre-defining smartphone product, BACtrack Mobile. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87850 According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

2014-05-08 23:15:31

A new study reportedly discovered that driving with a hangover is just as dangerous as driving drunk. Stisim Drive commented that could be proven correct via a driving simulator system. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Drunk driving is a very common cause of road accidents. And according to a report from fox59.com, a study discovered that getting behind the wheel while still hangover is just as dangerous. In response to it, Stisim Drive backed the assessment and stated that a driving...

2014-05-07 12:30:08

Research With Experts, Parents & Teens Suggests Early, Frequent, Engaging Dialog NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alcohol Talk, a new public education campaign to help parents talk with their teens about drinking, was unveiled today by sponsor Pernod Ricard USA, the New York-based unit of the global spirits and wine marketer. The campaign emphasizes the timing, language and opportunities parents can use to have this conversation with confidence and credibility, based on input from...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.