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2014-03-27 23:32:17

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton weighs in on the California Highway Patrol’s conclusion that texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Commenting on a recent news story quoting California Highway Patrol officials who say texting and driving is more dangerous than driving drunk, Irvine car accident lawyer Daniel C. Carlton said today he was not surprised to hear of their conclusions. He said other studies have...

2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA. Unhealthy alcohol use is common among young people, including university students. Using an internet site to screening students for unhealthy alcohol use and...

2014-03-25 23:34:25

Wisconsin DUI firm Mishlove and Stuckert now the only defense attorneys in the midwest that can take a second look blood test results nationwide. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Any Wisconsin DUI firm will tell you that blood alcohol analyses are a big part of DUI cases, but they’re not perfect. Thanks to new equipment in the Law Offices of Mishlove and Stuckert, the premier Wisconsin DUI law firm, it’s now possible for defendants to prove that in courts across the United States....

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-21 16:22:23

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myles L. Berman is pleased to announce that he has become a sponsor through DirectTV and Dish networks of ESPN2, sister channel to ESPN, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, of which targets a younger audience of sports fans and highlights original and regularly scheduled programs. Since its launch in 1993, ESPN2 has strayed from other sports networks in efforts to not only attract the true, core sports fan, but also the casual...

2014-03-18 23:05:06

The recent tragedy at Austin's SXSW highlights the difficulties victims of drunk driving accidents face in the midst of Texas Dram Shop laws, local personal injury attorneys in Austin point out. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 National attention has been on Austin all week due to the hugely popular South By Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film and Interactive Festival. Unfortunately, a tragic event heightened the attention on Austin and the festival when Rashad Charjuan Owens allegedly...

2014-03-18 08:21:45

Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD report a sharp disconnect between teens' acknowledgment of dangerous driving behaviors and their actions behind the wheel BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens know that drinking or using a cell phone while driving are dangerous behaviors - that's no surprise. What is surprising is that according to a new survey from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), teens seem to have a different definition of what it actually...

2014-03-15 23:03:23

Philadelphia auto accident attorney Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates, PC, is asked to comment on findings that even small amounts of alcohol consumed by drivers can raise the risk of accidents. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A recent nationwide study revealing that even a legally acceptable amount of alcohol consumption will increase the risk of a driver being involved in a deadly car accident illustrates just how dangerous drinking and driving can be, according to...

2014-03-12 23:26:24

The IMPACT Society will host rock concert events at Pikesville High School and Goucher College featuring celebrity musicians against substance abuse. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Goucher College will be the scene of a rock concert and fundraiser March 21, 2014 from 7:30-11:00 p.m. put on by The IMPACT Society, a Maryland non-profit focused on prevention education and intervention programs and services. The concert features “The Recovery Squad AllStars” - Richie Supa...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'