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Top DUI News, Monday, December 18th, 2017

Impaired distracted driving
Dayton Daily News3 days ago
Some of the most festive times of the year are associated with an increased risk of automotive accidents due to impaired driving. Any time alcohol, drugs, exhaustion, distractions ...
Harford County police blotter
Baltimore Sun5 days ago
..., 44, of the 4700 block of Coralberry Court, was charged Nov. 29 with failure to obey a lawful police order, failure to control speed to avoid a collision, failure to display her license on demand, driving under the influence of and while impaired by alcohol, driving while so far impaired by drugs and/or alcohol she can’t drive safely and negligent and reckless driving.
JCSO: Friday night checkpoint was 'very productive'
The Jacksonville Daily News2 days ago
An eastern North Carolina highway intersection was lit up Friday evening as a sobering reminder to holiday revelers of the potential perils of driving while impaired. A ...
Sober or Slammer! DUI enforcement begins ahead of holidays
WCBD-TV Charleston3 days ago
campaign to combat impaired driving and reduce highway fatalities and injuries. The enforcement period will continue through January 1, 2018, New Year’s Day. Troopers and local ...
Driving While Stoned: The Penalties and Gray Area in Marijuana Law
The Cheat Sheet4 hours ago
As of November 2017, some 29 states had legalized marijuana for medicinal use. A 2014 Colorado case showed how that could happen.
What are the deadliest times to drive? A look at road fatalities and sobriety checkpoints
San Jose Mercury News3 days ago
Safe cars, Uber and Lyft and more education on driver safety are here. But highway fatalities, including those that involve alcohol, are up, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Deadliest times to drive The
Growing problem in EV: ‘Drugged driving’
East Valley Tribune1 day ago
In a deadly trend in the East...and the nation – more DUI cases are showing a combination of alcohol with potent drugs, including powerful painkillers and even heroin. Phoenix... Valley ...
Man charged for second time in 14 months
The Daily Reflector1 day ago
Clifford Raasheem Shyreem Butler of 813 Douglas Ave., whose address also was listed as 1616 Caleb St., Lot 114, was stopped at 8:53 p.m. on Dec. 9 on U.S. 264 near Tupper Drive by the ...
Carol Stream police to try new drug test for high drivers; roadside screens likely to come
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
Looking at fatal crashes in Illinois...appears more people are driving with drugs in their systems. While the percentage of crashes involving alcohol dropped 30 percent.
Ohio Sheriff: Drinking-and-driving Facebook video leads to arrest
WBRZ 2 Baton Rouge6 hours ago
Authorities say an Ohio man took cellphone video of himself drinking while driving and posted it on Facebook, leading to his arrest hours later.
Checkpoints don't violate amendment in most cases, officials say
The Norman Transcript4 days ago
The decision held that the interest in reducing alcohol-impaired driving was sufficient to justify the brief intrusion of a properly conducted sobriety checkpoint. "We understand ...
Man with 3 prior drunk driving convictions charged with impaired driving
The Buffalo News3 days ago
A West Seneca man with three prior convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol was charged Thursday night after he crashed his pickup into a parked car on Seneca Street ...
Extra DUI patrols out for holidays
The Daily News4 days ago
"Alarmingly, more than 100 people are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol each day in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day," according to ...
I went driving and motorbiking in my sleep
BBC News7 days ago
Consultant neurologist Guy Leschziner describes the case of one of his patients, Jackie, who has been driving in her sleep on both two wheels and four. Shortly after moving to the UK ...
How to prevent impaired driving this holiday season
WRTV Indianapolis3 days ago
In 2015, 10,265 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third (29%) of all traffic-related deaths in the United States. Records show drunken ...
Kingsport Police Department warns drivers: Booze it and lose it
The Rogersville Review3 days ago
Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for the annual Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign. The THSO ...
Schaumburg police among those doing holiday DUI crackdown
Daily Herald1 day ago
Schaumburg police will be targeting alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers from Monday, Dec. 18, through the early morning hours of Jan... Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement action ...
89.3 KPCC | Enforcing stoned driving still poses challenges as recreational pot looms
KPCC Pasadena4 days ago
Law enforcement agencies are preparing for what they fear will be an increase in the number of people driving under the influence of recreational marijuana as California preps for the ...
Donté Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong
CNN.com4 days ago
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and drunk driving remains one of the nation's most serious threats to public safety. After several years in decline ...
Norwalk man killed in head-on crash
Norwalk Reflector3 days ago
St., Wakeman, is charged with vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony, and operating a vehicle while impaired, a first-degree misdemeanor. Greenwald was driving a 2008 ...
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