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2012-09-27 06:21:19

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York 8(th) Judicial District Hybrid DWI Court was one of six jurisdictions in the U.S. profiled in a newly released National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study. The report, Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring: Case Studies, evaluates the impact of high-tech transdermal alcohol monitoring on drunk drivers and local communities. Commissioned in 2010, the case studies take an in-depth look at high-tech, transdermal...

2012-09-05 06:28:40

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a new report, Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring: Case Studies, which takes an in-depth look at high-tech alcohol monitoring programs in six U.S. jurisdictions. The study, commissioned in 2010, was designed to evaluate the prevalence of transdermal alcohol bracelets, assess their reliability as a tool for monitoring drunk drivers and share lessons learned for programs...

2011-09-22 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's largest brewer prepares to celebrate Global Be(er) Responsible Day this Friday, Anheuser-Busch today welcomed a group of experts on impaired driving to its St. Louis headquarters to discuss progress and key performance measures that are crucial to identifying gaps and closing loopholes in the nation's DWI system. Led by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), the Working Group on DWI System Improvements is a coalition of...

2011-02-11 00:00:46

Schwartzapfel, a founding lawyer of New York's Schwartzapfel Partners, says those who have allied to reduce DWI-related deaths must now find ways to reduce the number of drunk drivers. Nassau County, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 "” Steven Schwartzapfel, a New York lawyer whose law firm handles DWI accident cases, says a new report shows that despite an encouraging drop in highway fatalities, the percentage of deaths caused by impaired drivers in New York is not improving. A recent...

2010-10-26 11:35:00

BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has selected North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's 24/7 Sobriety Program as part of a nationwide study to evaluate the prevalence and impact of SCRAM continuous alcohol anklets. The 18-month study is focusing on best-practice SCRAM programs in an effort to help other agencies considering implementation of the technology. North Dakota's program, first approved by the legislature in...

2010-06-23 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Ticket, traffic ticket lawyer, would like to offer some advice on DUI offenses in the state of California. These offenses are taken very seriously and could have some heavy consequences for anyone who is charged and arrested for DUI/DWI. Driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated is responsible for many deaths in California. That is why officers crack down on it so hard. Any driver with a blood alcohol level of higher than 0.08% is...

2009-11-09 10:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country prepares to honor its military veterans November 11th, the Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court is employing a high-tech tool to help keep their community's struggling military veterans sober and accountable. The veterans program began using the technology, known as SCRAM (for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor), in December of 2008 in order to help manage the epidemic rate of alcohol abuse and addiction among the combat veterans in...