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2014-07-02 16:20:54

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a bill increasing penalties for the most dangerous segment of DUI offenders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/MM94373LOGO On Tuesday, Gov. Chafee signed into law Senate Bill 2231, supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org). This new law, which will take effect January 1, 2015, mandates the use of ignition interlock...

2014-05-07 12:30:08

Research With Experts, Parents & Teens Suggests Early, Frequent, Engaging Dialog NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alcohol Talk, a new public education campaign to help parents talk with their teens about drinking, was unveiled today by sponsor Pernod Ricard USA, the New York-based unit of the global spirits and wine marketer. The campaign emphasizes the timing, language and opportunities parents can use to have this conversation with confidence and credibility, based on input from...

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...

2013-09-20 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...

2013-07-02 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,...


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