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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...

2013-10-21 12:21:26

Organizations partner in effort to take the IKnowEverything teen driver safety program's message directly to teens ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand the reach of The Century Council's IKnowEverything teen driver safety program, The Century Council today announced a formal partnership with Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Developed to prepare teens to be safe when they get behind the wheel, IKnowEverything is an integrated...

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...

2013-08-20 12:20:18

New Texas survey shows most teens aren't getting their information about alcohol from home AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While making that list of back to school supplies, parents need to add in a conversation about the dangers of underage drinking with their children. New statewide data shows that while parents are the leading influence on their children's decisions about drinking, a majority of children are not getting the message about the dangers of drinking...

2013-07-02 23:01:57

Maine becomes 20th state to enact an all-offender ignition interlock law. Augusta, ME (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Maine Governor Paul LaPage signed into law lifesaving legislation which highly incentivizes the use of ignition interlocks for all first-time convicted drunk drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or greater to help prevent future offenses. With the passage of this law, Maine joins a long list of 19 other states to pass all offender ignition interlock legislation,...

2013-05-01 12:20:31

Attorneys General Encourage Parents and Teen Drivers to Talk About Safe Driving ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timed with May's designation as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, The Century Council and 17 Attorneys General from across the United States released public service announcements (PSAs) for the IKnowEverything program. Bringing parents and kids together, IKnowEverything reinforces that parents are one of the most influential driving instructors for...

2013-05-01 12:20:24

Teens may say 'I Know Everything' but parents still play critical role ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month (TM), The Century Council, an independent national not-for-profit funded by distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking, launched IKnowEverything nationally today. Developed to prepare teens to be safe when they get behind the wheel, IKnowEverything is an integrated effort that...

2013-04-25 16:26:58

Event encourages parents and kids to say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty-three percent of youth report parents to be the leading influence in their decision to drink or not drink alcohol, according to research funded by The Century Council. In light of that information, on national Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, The Century Council hosted an event featuring two-time Olympic gold medalist...

2013-03-11 16:23:40

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" NEEDHAM, Mass., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Aly Raisman encouraged 840 students at her alma mater, Pollard Middle School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" as ambassador for The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program. Though Raisman is best known for her leadership and success as captain of the US Gymnastics...

2013-03-08 16:22:08

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" SUN VALLEY, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) partnered with The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program to inspire 100 students at Sun Valley Middle School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking." "All parents want their kids to be on a healthy track to success," said Cardenas....