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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 24th, 2017

Analysis | MADD's latest report on drunken driving shows we still have a long way to go
Washington Post60 minutes ago
Mothers Against Drunk Driving's latest ranking of state drunken-driving laws shows we still have a long way to go. Even as self-driving cars inch closer to becoming ...
A Glitch in the Law Is Trapping Drunk Drivers in Jail Without Treatment
Vice8 hours ago
Instead, the 38-year-old Hewett is serving a nine-year drunk driving sentence in a North Carolina county jail, a facility not designed or equipped for long-term stays.
Our Drunk-Driving Laws Aren't Strict Enough
Vice6 days ago
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that if we want to further curb drunk driving, we should lower the blood alcohol limit from ...
Man charged with driving drunk on three wheels in Riverside
FOX News Chicago2 hours ago
A Wooddale man was charged with driving drunk on three wheels early Sunday in west suburban Riverside. At 1:49 a.m., an officer saw a 2008 Kia passenger van traveling on First ...
Colorado man charged after police say he drove drunk with loaded AR-15
Albany Times Union49 minutes ago
State Police arrested a Colorado man after they said they discovered he was driving drunk with a loaded AR-15 with several magazine and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold
CBS New York6 days ago
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The definition of drunk driving may be about to change. A new government study found the current cutoff is missing the mark, CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reported ...
MADD supports legislation calling for ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers: 'The only thing that stops them'
FOX 6 Milwaukee15 hours ago
MILWAUKEE — A proposal supporters hope to get to the Wisconsin Assembly floor this session is aimed at changing the culture as it relates to drunk driving here in the Badger State ...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving shows support for ignition interlock bill
CBS 58 Milwaukee17 hours ago
Drunk Drivers came to Madison on Tuesday with about MADD volunteers from all over the state to back Milwaukee Senator Chris Larson's bill. The bill would force anyone who has committed ...
Drunk With Three Small Kids in the Car, Woman Rolls Vehicle | News Radio 1200 WOAI
WOAI San Antonio2 hours ago
A 24 year old woman who police say was driving drunk with three young children in the car lost control of her vehicle on W.W. White Rd. on the east side overnight, News Radio 1200 ...
Man clinging to side of SUV killed in drunk driving crash, cops say
NJ.com1 day ago
Suraj Gagneja, 25, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, was arrested and charged with second-degree death by auto, fourth-degree assault by auto and driving while intoxicated ...
NY Lawmaker: Lower Drunk Driving Limit From .08 To .05
CBS New York3 days ago
It typically takes about two drinks for most women and two or three for most men to get to a .05 blood-alcohol level.
Fire chief fired after allegedly driving drunk, urinating on self
NJ.com1 day ago
A fire chief whom police say drove 40 miles while so drunk that he urinated and vomited on himself has been fired. William R. Young Jr., Rahway's fire chief and director, was relieved ...
Alleged drunk driver to cops: Hey, my Tesla was on autopilot
New York Post2 days ago
An alleged drunk driver found passed out in a Tesla on a bridge in California told officers the car was on “autopilot” — an apparent bid to alleviate concerns about him being behind the ...
Drunk driving crash highlights dangerous Cape Coral intersection
ABC 7 Gulfshore News15 hours ago
A motorcyclist remained in the hospital on Tuesday after he hit a guardrail and was thrown from his bike on Vincennes Boulevard bear Coronado Parkway. “I'd say give or take one a month,” Vincennes ...
SUV impaled by guardrail in crash, but it's drunk driver survives
Fox News2 days ago
A suspected drunk driver is twice lucky to be alive after crashing his SUV and then having it impaled by guardrail that missed his head by inches. The single-car accident happened on ...
Man Sentenced 20 Years For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
KTTS 94.77 hours ago
A man from Branson has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a deadly drunk driving crash.
Her drunk driving took a beloved principal's legs. Now she'll serve five years.
Bradenton Herald5 days ago
The woman who maimed a popular South Dade High principal in a drunken car crash at a little-league baseball field is finally going to prison. After months of self-inflicted delays that included ...
Florida mom arrested after crashes for driving drunk with 4 kids, including baby, in car
Fox News14 hours ago
A Florida woman has been arrested for driving under the influence, while traveling with four children inside her car, Orlando police officers say. Police say the trouble started on West ...
Reduce legal blood-alcohol limit to cut drunk driving deaths: report
WLBT 3 Jackson6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers are needed to eliminate drunk driving deaths in the United States, according to a new report. All states should ...
Scientific panel supports significantly lower drunk-driving threshold
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is pushing hard for states in the U.S. to considerably lower their drunk driving thresholds. Currently all 50 states .
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