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2013-12-13 23:25:04

Drunk driving awareness kit will help people learn how to police their communities against drunk drivers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 DrivingHistory.com is launching a guide to help communities learn how to reduce drunk driving in their neighborhood, the company announced yesterday. “People often don't realize how much of an effect they can have on their friends and neighbors,” a DrivingHistory.com spokesman said. “The truth is that there are simple things people...

2013-12-13 23:03:19

MADD's statement on the departure of Administrator David Strickland. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) profoundly thanks David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for his exemplary service to the country, for his leadership within the highway safety community, and for his tireless commitment to saving lives and preventing injuries on our nation’s roads. Administrator Strickland served as...

2013-12-11 23:02:12

Study using driving simulation discovered that driving drunk and driving with hangover are equally dangerous, said a report. In response to it, Stisim Drive advised drivers to be more responsible and gave out a tip how to keep safe besides staying sober. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A study using driving simulation recently discovered that driving with a hangover is just as dangerous as driving drunk. And so, wanting to help the public avoid road accidents, Stisim Drive advised...

2013-12-09 23:02:05

New York Auto Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, comments on recent decision by New York Court of Appeals rejecting intoxication defense to murder charges in three DUI cases. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Being too drunk to know what you are doing does not save you from murder charges if you drive while intoxicated and kill someone, the New York Court of Appeals held today. According to The New York Times, 3 defendants who had been found guilty of murder appealed...

2013-12-02 23:22:55

In light of National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, Ross Insurance Agency extends advice to parents in an effort to keep teen drivers safe on Massachusetts roads. Holyoke, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 In light of December being recognized as National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, Ross Insurance, a Massachusetts-based independent insurance agency, extends its concern and advice to parents in the area. Did you know that about three in every ten Americans will be...

2013-11-25 20:22:30

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Changes abound for beverage alcohol state rules and regulations this year. More laws were overturned with the consumers' convenience in mind. Several states are considering privatizing beverage alcohol; laws forbidding tastings both on- and off-premise are being overturned; and relaxed shipping standards allow product to reach more consumers' hands. With these recent changes and additional legislation always on the books, it is...

2013-11-19 23:20:27

Driving simulation research showed the danger of texting while driving, said a report. Stisim Drive suggested a driving simulator software to help drivers stop the habit and other distracting on-the-road practices. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A driving simulation research recently showed the students of Valley High School in Iowa the danger that comes with texting while driving. The event was courtesy of a telecommunications company, said in a report from woi-tv.com. In...

2013-11-15 16:20:15

Industry Calls for Increased Focus on Repeat Offenders and High BAC Drivers NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) once again shows the bulk of drunk driving deaths are caused by "hardcore" drunk drivers. In its 2012 annual report on road fatalities, NHTSA published finalized statistics for fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Unfortunately, the 2012 data...

2013-11-15 10:47:15

A new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls into question whether existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements curtail potentially damaging content and protect public health. The researchers examined nearly 1,800 different ads for beer, spirits and alcopops that appeared between 2008 and 2010 in national magazines; they found that while the ads largely adhered to existing regulations...

2013-11-14 12:21:15

MADD urges the nation to double-down on proven drunk driving countermeasures WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) learned today that drunk driving fatalities increased by 4.6 percent to 10,322, according to the 2012 traffic fatality data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities increased by 3 percent to 33,561. At a time when the traffic safety...