Drunk driving deaths in the U.S. were on the decline in 2013 according to new data by the Department of Transportation. Continue Reading...
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Setting a bad example for teen drivers has severe consequences. Continue Reading...
Drunk drivers in Washington D.C. can expect stiffer penalties starting tomorrow when the Comprehensive Impaired Driving Act of 2012 takes effect. Continue Reading...
Anti-drunk driving campaigns are as common as cheap beer these days, but this one might be the most… interesting one yet. Continue Reading...
Everyone should take note of this: Swedish company Autoliv is developing an in-car breathalyzer that works automatically to keep drivers from taking intoxicated trips. Continue Reading...
Speeding is dangerous. Speeding at night time while drunk is just stupid. Doing all that with young children on board has to be among the dumbest things a person can do. However, Oregon Police had to deal with just such a driver this morning. Maria Elena Andres, 30, was cited for speeding at about 2:20… Continue Reading...
If you buy a Dodge Dart and get the sneaking suspicion that it feels like someone was drinking when they put the thing together, you just might be right. Brian Ahlert, 41, of Janesville, Wis., was returning from work at the Belvidere, Ill. plant responsible for manufacturing the Dart when he was arrested for drunk driving. The… Continue Reading...
Insurance.com has published a report on DUI citations in the nation’s largest US cities with California playing home to three of the top five. San Diego and Los Angeles topped the list at first and second respectively, while Indianapolis, Jacksonville (Florida) and San Francisco rounded off the top five. It’s worth mentioning though that these… Continue Reading...
It seems that retired racing legend Al Unser Jr. still likes to make headlines… but this time, it’s for all the wrong reasons. It’s been confirmed that the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner has been arrested on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to Bernalillo County sheriff’s spokeswoman Jennifer Brown,… Continue Reading...
Rapper Flo Rida (real name Tramar Dillard) received a DUI in his $1.7 million black 2008 Bugatti Veyron last night, after police observed the car swerving in and out of lanes. During the 3:30 AM downtown Miami stop, the police could smell the odor of alcohol, so the rapper was given a field sobriety test… Continue Reading...
Apple has officially rejected any inclusion of DUI checkpoints in its iOS apps. In this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple updated its app store to prohibit applications informing users of DUI checkpoints. This recent update was a result of a group of U.S Senators sending numerous letters of concern to Apple, Google, and RIM, asking… Continue Reading...
A Landisville, Pennsylvania area car salesman turned himself in to police after a customer test drive of a Mitsubishi Lancer ended with a passenger’s death. According to Lancaster Online, Michael D. Hershey was charged with homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence of a controlled substance, reckless endangerment and driving at an unsafe speed in… Continue Reading...
Hale, UK Police seized this yellow Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII after its driver was stopped for “driving erratically” and arrested for DUI. Normal police procedure, in the UK requires the officers wait for a transporter to tow a seized car to impound, but not this time. The two officers decided to drive the car themselves,… Continue Reading...
New York will become the 12th state to require ignition interlock devices for all people convicted of drunk driving – that goes for first time offenders too. Starting on August 15, Leandra’s Law (also called the Child Passenger Protection Act) will mandate the interlocks and impose stricter penalties if the DUI offender is transporting children… Continue Reading...
A Gaithersburg, MD man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for drunkenly crashing his car into an elderly couple. The driver of the other car was none other than Edwin Collier, a retired judge. The same judge, in fact, who had let the drunk driver, Rene Fernandez, off with probation after his first… Continue Reading...