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Top DUI News for the Week of October 7th - October 13th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Repeat OUI arrest in South Plymouth
Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin Oct 07 04:30pm
Police arrested a Weymouth man as a repeat drunken driving offender Sunday after finding him hanging out of his vehicle in South Plymouth.
Statie’s fatal OUI case not delayed
Boston Herald Oct 02 09:17pm
The suspended state trooper charged with drunken driving and other offenses in a deadly Plymouth wreck that killed a Carver mother and daughter a week and a half ago has yet to face a judge, but the police chief whose detectives are investigating says the delay isn't unusual.
Marshfield man urges legislators to pass tougher OUI laws
Braintree Forum Sep 25 10:49pm
A Marshfield man whose granddaughter was killed by a drunken driver a decade ago urged lawmakers on Wednesday to require anyone convicted of drunken driving to get an ignition device installed in their vehicle.
Dad charged with drunk driving in Bridgewater had kids in the car
The Taunton Gazette Sep 23 11:47am
A Dorchester dad is facing his 3rd OUI and eight other charges, including child endangerment, after state police pulled him off the road at Route 24 South in Bridgewater near exit 15 in Middleboro and Bridgewater.
Martha's Vineyard District Court Report
The Martha's Vineyard Times Oct 09 02:27pm
Ivaylo Bonev, Oak Bluffs; DOB 1/10/93, shoplifting by concealing merchandise: to be dismissed upon the completion of 16 hours of community service.
Fla. woman charged with fourth OUI offense in Yarmouth
FOX 25 Boston Oct 01 02:29pm
A 62-year-old woman is facing her fourth OUI offense after officers pulled her over for driving erratically on Route 28 Tuesday afternoon.
Ayer police log
Ayer Public Spirit Oct 12 12:22am
MONDAY, SEPT. 16 A.M. 0834, parking complaint, Main St.; 0914 medical/mental, Nashoba Valley Fitness Center, Central Ave.
Saugus Police log Sept. 8
Saugus Advertiser Sep 14 05:08am
At 2:19 a.m. multiple callers reported a vehicle struck three vehicles on Lincoln Avenue and the driver fled on foot. Officers placed a male under arrest on a charge of OUI.
Repeat OUI offender arrested in West Plymouth
Hanson Town Crier Sep 22 06:00pm
Police arrested a local man as a repeat offender Thursday after investigating a complaint about erratic driving in West Plymouth.
No bail for man accused of fifth OUI offense (VIDEO)
Lowell Sun Oct 06 03:57am

Top DUI News, Friday, October 11th, 2013

Criminal Dispositions: Oct. 9, 2013
Muscatine Journal Oct 10 03:45pm
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
OWI Task Force Using Spotters to Catch Drunk Drivers
WBAY Green Bay Sep 27 03:38pm
The Brown County OWI Task Force is warning drivers that officers will be out in force this weekend both in their squad cars and on foot.
OWI Task Force Makes 71 Stops, 4 OWI arrests - WBAY Green Bay
OWI Task Force Calls Weekend Foot Patrol a Success - WBAY Green Bay
Brown County OWI Task Force arrests four - FOX 11 Green Bay
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An OWI Court by Jan. 1? Judge White says it's a possibility
Portage Daily Register Sep 27 05:45pm
Whether it's cold hard cash or in-kind offerings – like office space in the courthouse – the County Board’s finance committee Thursday agreed that the inauguration of a new OWI Court would be
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After week of tragic deaths lawmaker renews call for OWI bills
WQOW Eau Claire Oct 11 12:21am
Rep. Jim Ott (R-Mequon) is renewing his call to legislative leaders to make a package of tougher OWI bills a priority.
HHS board supports OWI Court
Portage Daily Register Oct 08 05:30pm
Columbia County’s Health and Human Services Board on Tuesday gave its unanimous approval to the concept of an OWI court and to the Department of Health and Human Services overseeing the grant
Brown County OWI Task Force Patrols By Squad and Foot
WBAY Green Bay Sep 29 08:23am
Overnight the Brown County OWI Task Force takes it patrol by squad and by foot. The task force deployed in Ashwaubenon Saturday night into Sunday morning.
Sobriety Court gives OWI offenders chance to improve lives
Vernon County Broadcaster Oct 09 07:18am
Aug. 1, 2011, marked the start of the Vernon County Sobriety Court program.
Which Ride Would You Choose?
WBAY Green Bay Oct 04 02:54pm
The Brown County OWI Task Force is trying to get the message out early to get a safe ride if you've been drinking, and the approach is definitely turning heads.
Call for tougher OWI laws after two children killed by alleged drunken drivers
TMJ4 Milwaukee Oct 09 09:07am
Police say 29-year-old Marcus Thornton was driving drunk when he slammed into a van in Kenosha County.
Horicon man gets 4 years for OWI injury crash
Wisconsin State Journal Oct 09 09:00am
Kyle S. Rach, Dodge Correctional Institution, pleaded no contest to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing injury with three prior drunken driving convictions as a habitual criminal.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, October 10th, 2013

1,682 DWI arrests during Labor Day enforcement
San Antonio Express-News Oct 08 01:38pm
State troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety conducted targeted DWI enforcement during an 18 day period, which resulted in 1,682 DWI arrests, more than 24,440 speeding citations, 3,540 seat belt/child safety seat citations, 1,223 fugitive arrests and 977 felony arrests. In reporting on a similar crackdown last year by the Express-News, Jennifer Northway of Mothers Against Drunk ...
DPS troopers make hundreds of DWI arrests - KVII 7 Amarillo
When "Reformasi" devours its children – Dwi Atmanta - The Malaysian Insider
Ilion man charged with felony DWI - The Observer-Dispatch
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Alleged DWI driver has seven passengers
WIVB Buffalo Oct 08 07:48am
Deputies say an alleged drunk driver had seven passengers in her vehicle when she was involved in an accident.
DWI patrol nabs 6 after Bills game
WIVB Buffalo Sep 30 02:03am
New York State Police conducted a DWI saturation patrol after the Bills-Ravens game Sunday, making 214 traffic stops, issuing 116 traffic tickets including 5 DWI arrests and one DWAI/Drug arrest.
NBA Suspends Nets Coach Kidd 2 Games for DWI - ABC News
Multiple Overnight DWI Arrests in Erie County - WKBW-TV Buffalo
DPS reports Labor Day DWI arrest totals - Killeen Daily Herald
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Cherry creek woman arrested for drugs and DWI
The Buffalo News Oct 09 04:22pm
A 25-year-old Cherry Creek woman found by police passed out behind the wheel of a parked car in the 200 block of West Ferry Street with a four-year old child in the rear passenger seat was arrested on drug, DWI and child endangerment counts.
Frankfort woman faces aggravated DWI charge - WKTV Utica
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Dina Lohan Pleads Not Guilty to DWI Charges in Court
US Weekly Sep 24 10:04am
Dina Lohan pleaded not guilty to DWI charges stemming from her Sept. 12 arrest -- see her leaving court! Credit: Mike Pont/Getty Images
Lindsay Lohan's mom pleads not guilty to DWI charge in NY - CBS News
Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina pleads not guilty to drunken driving charge... - Fox News
Lindsay Lohan's mother due in suburban NY court to answer drunken... - Brandon Sun
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DWI reports from Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, Sept. 26-Oct. 1
New Orleans Times-Picayune Oct 03 06:11am
DWI arrests
NBA Suspends Nets Coach Kidd 2 Games for DWI
ABC News Oct 04 08:40am
NBA suspends Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd 2 games for DWI; will miss 2 games of season
Lohan's Mom Pleads Not Guilty to DWI Charge in NY
ABC News Sep 24 02:33pm
Lindsay Lohan's mother pleads not guilty to DWI charge in NY; judge suspends her license
Motorist charged with DWI in the Town of Tonawanda
The Buffalo News Oct 09 02:08pm
A 58-year-old motorist was charged with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop early Wednesday in the Town of Tonawanda, Erie County sheriff's deputies reported.
Man arrested for DWI, test refusal - Hibbing Daily Tribune
DWI for Flanders man with suspended license - The Riverhead News-Review
Rockland cops: Spring Valley man charged with DWI had 2 kid... - The Journal News
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Bryan man faces fourth driving while intoxicated charge
The Bryan-College Station Eagle Oct 08 10:03pm
A 27-year-old Bryan man with three prior drinking and driving convictions was charged with another DWI Monday, police said.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Man, 19, charged with DUI in crash that killed 1, hurt 2 others
Chicago Tribune Oct 07 07:57am
DUI charges have been filed against a 19-year-old man in connection with a weekend crash that left a woman dead and two others injured, police said.
Woman charged with DUI in I-57 crash that left eight injure... - FOX News Chicago
Mt. Pleasant woman charged with DUI after hitting tree... - Live 5 News Charleston
Guest: Oversight lacking for companies monitoring DUI offender... - Seattle Times
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Tampa DUI cases falling apart after officer's firing
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay 24 minutes ago
A dozen Tampa police DUI cases have been dropped as a result of the dismissal of a former police service
Alfonzo Dennard's DUI hearing pushed back to Nov. 13 - Boston Herald
DUI record not relevant in fatal Adams lawsuit - The Evening Sun
Douglas man arrested for extreme DUI - Douglas Dispatch
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DUI convictions for September
The St. Helena Star Oct 08 05:16pm
The St. Helena Star publishes monthly convictions for driving under the influence in northern Napa County. In July, there were 66 arrests, according to the Napa County Department of Corrections and 62 convictions, according to the Napa County Superior Court records.
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DUI suspect who crashed car arrested
KGTV San Diego Oct 08 06:10pm
A DUI suspect crashed a car off state Route 94 near College Grove mall Tuesday and was promptly arrested at gunpoint by an off-duty FBI agent who happened by.
Douglas man arrested for extreme DUI - Douglas Dispatch
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Representative Mike Harmon re-files legislation to strengthen DUI penalties
WHAS TV11 Louisville Oct 08 12:48pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 8, 2013) -- Representative Mike Harmon, R- Danville announced Tuesday he has again filed legislation that seeks to increase penalties for repeat offenders of driving under the influence (DUI), and streamline the punishment process for those who repeatedly choose to drink and drive. BR 126, which has been pre-filed for 2014 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, is the ...
Arlington Heights man charged with seventh DUI - Chicago Tribune
Grant funds tighter DUI enforcement in Coffee C... - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Popular DUI Attorney In Riverside Releases New DMV Hearing Page To Hel... - PRWeb
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Elliottsweb Reviews Los Angeles DUI Attorney Scott Spindel and Certifies and Confirms Him on the List of Top U.S ...
Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance Sep 24 01:53pm
After an exhaustive nomination and review process, Elliottsweb is honored to recognize Los Angeles Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer Scott Spindel as a Top U.S. Lawyer.
Aldon Smith sorry for DUI, says he will 'fix' the problem
UPI Sep 23 09:13am
By CAROLINE LEE, After Aldon Smith's DUI arrest, the San Francisco linebacker has apologized to the team and coaching staff.
49ers' Aldon Smith not disciplined after suspected DUI - Winnipeg Sun
Who Will Replace Aldon Smith's Production During Indefinite ... - Bleacher Report
Aldon Smith takes 'indefinite leave' from 49ers - Sports Illustrated
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Pennridge area police reports: Week of Oct. 6
Perkasie News-Herald Oct 07 10:10pm
DUI Christian Thomas Sterling, 23, of Perkasie, faces charges of driving under the influence after a traffic stop on Minsi Trail at Schwenkmill Road in Hilltown about 11:44 p.m. Sept. 24, Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin said.
Report: Niners' Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI
CBS Sports Sep 20 10:39am
Report: Niners' Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI
Jim Harbaugh: 2005 DUI ‘made me a better counselor,’ and ... - Sports Illustrated
Aldon Smith could face NFL punishment after second DUI are... - Sports Illustrated
49ers' Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI - Sports Illustrated
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How will 49ers' Harbaugh deal with Smith's DUI?
Sports Illustrated Sep 21 04:05pm
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has faced more heat than he would like about the way he's handled linebacker/end Aldon Smith’s most recent DUI offense . Smith was arrested on Friday morning for driving under the influence, but Harbaugh intimated later that day that Smith would play against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Report: 49ers' Smith arrested for DUI suspicion - Sports Illustrated
49ers' Smith to play despite DUI arrest - The Willits News
49ers' Smith out on bail after his arrest for DUI - Provo Daily Herald
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

North Battleford Mounties deal with six drunk drivers in 24 hour period
Global Regina Oct 07 08:12am
Six people arrested in North Battleford, Sask. for drunk driving in a 24 hour period over the weekend.
EDIT: Sober until proven drunk
The Daily Free Press Oct 07 09:50pm
There is no excuse for driving drunk. Even if a person believes he or she must drive in an emergency situation, it never outweighs the dangers drunk drivers put on the road. Thanks to hundreds of commercials and advertisements, the number of drunk driving related deaths has fallen, but according to HLN, there are still []
Amanda Bynes' drunk driving case moved to mental health court
Reuters via Yahoo! News Sep 24 04:14pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The drunk driving case against troubled actress and former teenage star Amanda Bynes has been moved to the mental health court at the request of her attorney, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Tuesday. Attorney Richard Hutton argued that the 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star was unable to stand trial in the case due to doubts about her mental competence. Bynes has been under ...
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Drunk driving cases still an issue
WFXL Southwest Georgia Oct 06 03:42pm
Last week Poulan Police arrested six people who were driving under the influence after being caught during their annual checkpoint stop. Now law officials say some might still be up to know good.
Recent drunk driving convictions in Winnebago Count... - The Oshkosh Northwestern
Would special license plates discourage drunk driving? - KTNV Las Vegas
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Soldotna woman arrested for texting, drunk driving
Peninsula Clarion Oct 07 09:44pm
A Soldotna woman was both texting and drunk driving when she hit a construction vehicle and injured the driver early Sunday morning, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Cops: Woman drunk with 3 kids in car at 11 a.m.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Oct 07 05:49pm
A Cherokee County woman is accused of driving drunk with three children in the backseat.Victoria Lynn Tucker, 42, was stopped around 11 a.
Connecticut Post Oct 07 07:49am
BRANFORD -- -- A Branford man was arrested for a drunk driving crash that killed his wife in August, police said. Vincent Mauro , 29, was charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter with a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and failure to drive right in the Aug. 18 crash.
South Brunswick Post Oct 06 10:54pm
Drunk driving crash arrest An early Friday morning crash resulted in the driver being arrested for drunk driving, according to police.
Ex world champion Idowu banned from driving
The New Zealand Herald Oct 07 08:57am
LONDON (AP) Former triple jump world champion Phillips Idowu has had his license suspended for two years for drunk driving.The 34-year-old Briton pleaded guilty in court Monday to driving near London last month while over the legal...
South Brunswick Post Oct 06 02:07am
Drunk driving crash arrest An early Friday morning crash resulted in the driver being arrested for drunk driving, according to police.

Top DUI News, Monday, October 7th, 2013

SALINE: Man faces charges after head-on collision near downtown area
the Saline Reporter 3 minutes ago
SALINE — A 41-year-old Taylor man police arrested July 14 after he was in a head-on collision has now been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs.
Crash Closes Part Of Route 140 In Ellington
Hartford Courant Oct 04 03:39am
Get Traffic Mobile Text Alerts ELLINGTON— A 22-year-old man was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol after his car struck a utility pole shortly before 3 a.m. on Friday.
SALINE: Man faces charges after head-on collision near downtown area
the Saline Reporter Oct 06 04:32am
SALINE — A 41-year-old Taylor man police arrested July 14 after he was in a head-on collision has now been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs.
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Crash Closes Part Of Route 140 In Ellington
FOX CT Hartford Oct 04 04:07am
Get Traffic Mobile Text Alerts ELLINGTON— A 22-year-old man was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol after his car struck a utility pole shortly before 3 a.m. on Friday.
UConn Football: Tyler Bullock Suspended After DUI Charge
Hartford Courant Oct 03 01:43pm
UConn center Tyler Bullock was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and failure to drive right Thursday and was subsequently suspended from the football team by interim coach T.J. Weist.
The Week That Was (In UConn Football) - Hartford Courant
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Police log
the Lewiston Sun Journal Oct 06 09:11pm
* Travis Sturtevant, 21, of 4 Bonnevie Road, Livermore, domestic violence assault, 8:45 p.m. Saturday at same address by Maine State Police. * Tyler Dery, 19, of 24 Lamplighter Circle, Auburn, operating under the influence, 11:10 p.m. Saturday on Route 196, Lisbon, by Lisbon Police Department.
Man pleads not guilty to fourth drunken driving charge after Revere Beach crash Sep 24 01:43pm
A 61-year-old man pleaded not guilty to his fourth charge of operating under the influence and is being held on $1,000 bail after driving his car into a cement pillar on Revere Beach Boulevard this weekend, officials said.
Olander pleads guilty - WTNH-TV New Haven
UConn's Olander pleads guilty - Fox Sports
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Man pleads not guilty to fourth drunken driving charge after Revere Beach crash Sep 24 01:53pm
A 61-year-old man pleaded not guilty to his fourth charge of operating under the influence and is being held on $1,000 bail after driving his car into a cement pillar on Revere Beach Boulevard this weekend, officials said.
Dashcam video of Grafton police arresting mayor released (Warning: Graphic language)
the Chronicle-Telegram Oct 04 04:44pm
GRAFTON — Mayor Megan Flanigan pleaded not guilty to operating a vehicle under the influence, failure to stop after an accident and failure to control. Flanigan is accused of hitting a fire hydrant with her Chevrolet sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Fox Run and Hunting Hollow near Flanigan’s home in the 1100 block of Fox Run. Read More... The post Dashcam video of Grafton police ...
Grafton mayor pleads not guilty in drunken drive... - the Chronicle-Telegram
Grafton Mayor Megan Flanigan cited for operating a car ... - the Sun Press
Ohio mayor accused of drunk driving - WTRF Wheeling
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Bill broadens fallout for drunken boaters
the Standard-Times Oct 01 09:17pm
Responding to requests from his constituents, a Cape Cod lawmaker has refiled a bill that would put operating-under-the-influence convictions on a person's motor vehicle record no matter whether the offense was behind the wheel at sea or on land.

Stories of the Week

September 23rd - September 29th Bernie Kosar Told Police During Arrest He Couldn't Do Field Sobriety Test

September 23rd - September 29th DWI suspect: "My dog ate my seat belt"

September 16th - September 22nd Ohio man who posted video on drunk driving death pleads guilty

September 9th - September 15th Dina Lohan arrested for speeding, DUI on Long Island

September 2nd - September 8th Patrol: Impaired driver caught with stolen vehicle, missing 15-year-old girl

August 24th - September 1st Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer arrested, pleads not guilty to DUI charges

August 17th - August 25th David Cassidy charged with drunk driving in NY

August 10th - August 18th DA releases statement about prosecutor's DWI arrest

August 3rd - August 11th County court administrator pleads guilty to driving while impaired

July 29th - August 4th Waukesha detective suspended 30 days after OWI arrest

July 22nd - July 28th OVI Charge Dropped For Columbus Attorney Who Was Pulled Over

July 15th - July 21st Drunk Driver Calls 911 On Himself And Gets Arrested

July 8th - July 14th Repeat drink driver caught driving home after AA meeting

July 1st - July 7th Westerville: Backhoe, lawn tractor driver charged with OVI

June 24th - June 30th 'OWI Hunter' tactics ruled legal

June 17th - June 23rd Man DUI on a lawn tractor in New Freedom, police say

June 10th - June 16th Sober Man Gets DUI For Looking Drunk

June 3rd - June 9th Actor Cody Longo busted for DUI

May 27th - June 2nd Two charged with operating same vehicle while intoxicated

May 20th - May 26th Detective arrested for OWI driving Waukesha County vehicle

May 13th - May 19th Deputies: Genesee Co. man was drunk while operating lawn mower

May 6th - May 12th Rockies first baseman Todd Helton pleads guilty in DUI case

April 29th - May 5th Motorist found asleep in car at pub is charged with driving drunk

April 22nd - April 28th Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 15th - April 21st Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 8th - April 14th Driving High: When are you impaired?

April 1st - April 7th Vehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31st DWI activist to DWI suspect

March 18th - March 24th County commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

March 11th - March 17th Woman accused of impersonating sister during OWI arrest

March 4th - March 10th Colorado Explores the Cloudy Future of Driving While High

February 25th - March 3rd Utah trooper accused of making bogus DUI arrests

February 18th - February 24th OVI Driver, Beer Supplier Each Charged In Athens OVI Crash

February 11th - February 17th Merrimack police arrest man for allegedly being too impaired to navigate drive-thru

February 4th - February 10th Drunk man charged drunk driving inside FL Walmart

January 28ty - February 3rd Colo. offense can't be used to enhance Neb. DUI sentence

January 21st - January 27th Man charged with 11th OWI uses insanity plea

January 14th - January 20th Denver police officer charged with DUI hired despite prior conviction

January 7th - January 13th Depardieu Blows Off Prosecutor, Will Stand Trial for Drunk Driving

December 31st - January 6th Over 800 booked in Mumbai for drunk driving

2012 Stories of the Year : DUI at the End of the World 2012

2011 Stories of the Year : Snared By Draconian Drunk Driving Laws

2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

2009 Stories of the Year : Over the Legal Limit 2009

2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007


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