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2013-10-30 23:22:35

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., challenges the reliability of the Alcotest and gets quoted in an Associated Press news story. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The breath test used in New Jersey drunken driving cases was bashed by critics in front of the state's Supreme Court, but the court decided that the Alcotest machine could continue to be used by police despite software flaws and other issues that had gone uncorrected for five years. Attorney Evan Levow and other...

2013-10-30 23:22:28

Dane Johnson comments on the special enforcement period that resulted in almost 1,700 DUI arrests. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A special enforcement effort by Texas state troopers resulted in nearly 1,700 arrests for drunk driving last month. But Houston criminal defense attorney Dane Johnson says that the arrests made during the large-scale effort will have to hold up under scrutiny. The results of the operation were announced this month according to KBTX (10.08.2013). Officers targeted...

2013-10-29 23:02:45

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., criticizes the New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that allows police to continue using Alcotest devices on drunken-driving suspects despite its numerous known flaws. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Despite software flaws that have gone uncorrected for five years, the state Supreme Court ruled that police officers can continue using Alcotest devices on drunken-driving suspects in New Jersey, reported Philly.com (9.19.13). The ruling angered...

2013-10-29 23:01:42

Actor Christopher McDonald was arrested for allegedly driving drunk. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Best known for his roll in Happy Gilmore, actor Christopher McDonald was pulled over last week and charged with drunk driving. DUI attorney Dane Johnson says that the charges may not be as serious as they sound. The arrest came early Wednesday morning when McDonald was pulled over by state troopers according to KHOU News (10.16.2013). There was no crash and no one was hurt. McDonald played as...

2013-10-25 23:01:36

Attorney Knox comments on an allegedly drunk motorist who rammed the DMV office with his car. San Bernadino, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A man who police say was allegedly drunk crashed his car into the doors of the local DMV office last month reported ABC News. The man knocked over signs in the parking lot and then crashed his car through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors of the entrance, according to ABC News(09.15.2013). California Highway Patrol said the man could face DUI...

2013-10-24 23:33:06

New guide aims to keep people safer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 DMV.us.org has created a guide to help people avoid driving when they shouldn't be behind the wheel, the company said yesterday. “Everyone knows that they shouldn't drive drunk,” a DMV.us.org spokesman said. “But some people don't have any idea how much they can drink before they are over the limit. Beyond that, this is not just an alcohol issue. Many people take prescription drugs for anxiety,...

2013-10-22 23:28:43

Richard Michiel, the inventor of the Bottle Blocker, issues tips to parents to help prevent underage teen drinking as Halloween, homecoming activities, and other social activities come into play. Nesconset, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Richard Michiel, inventor of the Bottle Blocker, is an advocate against teen drinking and warns parents of the hazards of the season. As Halloween parties, homecoming festivities, and other social events come into play, teens will most likely find themselves...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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