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2013-09-30 23:38:29

A new study suggests that people who feel it's wrong to drink and drive may change their beliefs when they're intoxicated themselves. Alcohol abuse causes physical and emotional problems for drinkers, property damage, traffic crashes and criminal justice proceedings and why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 As reported by HealthDay (9/12), in People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-27 16:22:42

BACtrack® dispels the myths around today's crop of smartphone breathalyzers for the general public SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BACtrack, the leader in personal and professional breathalyzers, today releases the first comprehensive quick guide on what to look for within the emerging smartphone breathalyzer industry. It's geared toward consumers who wish to determine the facts and falsehoods surrounding Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) monitoring technologies. (Photo:...

2013-09-26 13:06:19

Risk increases 23 times for those positive for both alcohol and drugs Drugged driving has been a safety issue of increasing public concern in the United States and many other countries but its role in motor vehicle crashes had not been adequately examined. In a new study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, researchers assessed the association of driver drug use, as well as the combination of drugs and alcohol, with the risk of fatal crash. They found that...

2013-09-25 23:32:25

A man was arrested for drunk driving but he didn't even start his car. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 In an article by WOWT Channel 6, Omaha, NE, it was reported in Man Arrested For Drunk Driving Without Starting Car, that a man, Matt Sullivan, was arrested for drunk driving but he didn't even start...

2013-09-23 23:29:57

Sixteen Marines tested positive for alcohol during random tests conducted earlier this year. Anyone who is experiencing an alcohol dependency issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village to begin the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 As reported by Military Times (9/14), in the article titled, On-duty Marines pop positive in spot blood-alcohol tests, sixteen marines tested positive for alcohol during random tests conducted earlier this year. According...

2013-09-20 23:25:37

Installed device rate jumps 30,000 units per year over past eight years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 According to a new survey, 2013 Survey of Currently-Installed Interlocks in the U.S., conducted by Impact DWI, Inc., there are nearly 305,000 ignition interlock devices currently installed in the United States. This demonstrates that usage of interlocks has increased at a rate of 30,000 units installed per year over the past eight years, while the number of drunk driving...

2013-09-18 16:20:44

AMSTERDAM, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JOHNNIE WALKER - in partnership with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Sergio Perez and two-time world drivers' champion Mika Hakkinen - today launched a global free ride home programme as part of its Join the Pact responsible drinking campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/640903-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/640903-b ) In advance of the 2013 FORMULA 1...

2013-09-18 08:21:23

LA GRANGE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Candace Lightner discovered an article in a Florida periodical in July 2013, covering Teens Against Drunk Driving's Victim Impact Fund, and decided to call Mr. Piecuch, the Founder and President of T.A.D.D., for more information on T.A.D.D.'S program. Saying "what a wonderful program" during her discussion with Mr. Piecuch, Ms. Lightner was so impressed with T.A.D.D.'S victim program that she suggested an alliance. Ms. Lightner has...

2013-09-17 23:35:30

MADD Reminds Parents that Drunk Driving is a Crime Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15 – 21, 2013), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging lawmakers to enact legislation to protect our most vulnerable population, children. In 2011, 226 child (under age 15) passengers were killed in drunk driving crashes, representing 20 percent of all child traffic fatalities, of which more than half (54 percent) were passengers...