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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...

2014-03-11 23:27:36

Study says a single drink could already affect an aging person's driving abilities. Meanwhile, to prevent the decline of one's driving skill, Stisim Drive suggested training with a driving simulation system. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Researchers have discovered that one drink could already affect the driving skills of aging drivers. In response to it, Stisim Drive recommended training with a driving simulation system stating that it could do the opposite. Based on a post...

Study Finds One Drink May Be One Too Many For Older Drivers
2014-03-07 14:03:21

[ Watch The Video: Older Drivers Can’t Handle Their Alcohol ] Morgan Sherburne, University of Florida You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you can’t party like you used to. Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate...

2014-02-24 23:27:48

Illinois received five-star rating for fighting drunk driving. Stisim Drive recommended driving simulator training to all drivers to help make the road even safer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The state of Illinois recently received a top rating for combating drunk driving. Meanwhile, wanting to help in making the roads safer, Stisim Drive recommended the driving simulator training to drivers of all ages. A report from wifr.com dated February 21, 2014 shared that it was the...

2014-02-24 12:27:32

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp78dn/breath_analyzers ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Breath Analyzers Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breath Analyzers are the devices that are used for estimating blood alcohol content through an exhaled breath. These devices were first introduced in 1940's for...

2014-02-24 12:24:05

After being charged with a DUI in Colorado, you'll no doubt have to complete an alcohol evaluation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In Colorado, most jurisdictions use the alcohol evaluation to determine the treatment/classes you'll be required to complete as part of any sentence in a DUI/DWAI case. Generally, the evaluation is completed through the probation department in the jurisdiction where the case is charged, but there are ways to get...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...


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