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Top DUI News, Friday, January 12th, 2018

Tennessee bill would ban sale of alcohol to, alter driver's license of DUI offenders
Local 12 Cincinnati24 hours ago
A Tennessee state representative hopes to prevent drunk driving by banning offenders from being able to purchase alcohol. A bill being drafted by Kingsport Republican ...
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal3 days ago
Vanhook, 28, of Jamestown, was charged with DWI and driving while ability impaired by drugs after an accident at 3:23 a.m. Saturday on Route 62 in Kiantone. According ...
Manslaughter, DUI charges filed in July fatal crash near Emmitsburg
The Frederick News-Post10 hours ago
A Pennsylvania woman was charged this week with manslaughter by motor vehicle and driving under the influence in relation to a fatal crash near Emmitsburg in July. Yvonne Loree ...
Man Allegedly Calls Police to Report Himself Drunk Driving
WCMH Columbus6 days ago
A Florida man who was allegedly drunk driving called the police on himself on New Year's Eve. Michael Lester reportedly called police saying that he was 'driving on the wrong side ...
Florida man calls 911, reports himself for drunk driving
WFTV 9 Orlando5 days ago
A Florida man called 911 to report himself for drunk driving on New Year's Eve. Michael Lester, of Winter Haven, can be heard telling a dispatcher that he is 'too drunk' as the woman ...
Only Congress can keep Jeff Sessions' reefer madness in check
Los Angeles Times7 days ago
We need tests and standards to tell us whether people are dangerously impaired while driving (no reliable test exists such as those that determine alcohol impairment ...
Listen to man's 911 call reporting himself drunk driving in Florida
CBS News6 days ago
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County ...
Horrible Side Effects of Marijuana That People Never Talk About
The Cheat Sheet6 days ago
While it's easy to picture a marijuana user mellowing out as they wish, marijuana can raise a heart rate by 20% to 100% shortly after smoking, and the effect can last up to 3 hours ...
Measuring Colorado's "great experiment" with marijuana
CBS News5 days ago
It's illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana, but there is no definitive roadside test for impairment -- no breathalyzer as for alcohol, so an arrest is often a cop's judgment ...
‘Never Drive High' PSA Pulled Amid Complaints It Promoted Pot
CBS San Francisco5 days ago
A public service announcement that was supposed to deter people from driving while high has been pulled off the air. The ad was part of a push to stop drugged
Marijuana use in vehicles among new 2018 California traffic laws
Ventura County Star4 days ago
Although not a traffic law itself, the Jan. 1 legalization of recreational marijuana sales has significant implications for impaired driving laws. In anticipation of the legalization ...
California pulls ad critics said promoted pot use
The San Luis Obispo Tribune6 days ago
California officials on Friday pulled an ad aimed at discouraging stoned driving after critics said it glorified and promoted marijuana use. The public service announcement was rolled ...
Spate of drugged driving deaths alarms U.S. regulators
USA Today2 days ago
At the wheel was a New York teenager, Joseph Beer, who had smoked about $20 worth of marijuana, before getting into the car with four friends, and driving over 100 mph before crashing ...
Charlotte driver dies after car hits tree and flips. Alcohol involved, police say.
The Charlotte Observer3 days ago
The victim was identified as Kutana Vanessa Nesbitt, 44, and police said she was driving while impaired. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the crash happened just after ...
Bowie council member Glass gets probation on DUI charge
CapitalGazette.com7 days ago
Bowie City Council member Courtney Glass pleaded guilty last week to driving while impaired and was given probation before judgment by a Prince George's County judge ...
This week in odd news: Chickens saved and falling iguanas
The Pueblo Chieftain6 days ago
Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. When the dispatcher asked Michael ...
Mid-Hudson arrests report: Jan. 7, 2018
Kingston Daily Freeman6 days ago
The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. • DWAI-drugs: Dustin L. Draffen, 23, of Elka Park, was arrested ...
Opinion: Don't Let Legal Marijuana Increase California Highway Deaths - Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego6 days ago
Anti-drugged driving campaign by the Colorado Department of Transportation. California's new law legalizing the use of recreational marijuana went into effect Jan. 1. Hopefully ...
Police target marijuana users at DUI checkpoint
San Diego 68 hours ago
Recreational marijuana use may now be legal in California, but it is still illegal to drive while high. A DUI check point was set up off Mission Bay Drive, right by the Interstate ...
Island cops receive special training to identify drugged drivers
Staten Island Advance3 days ago
Donald Schneider and Police Officer Timothy Kessler leading the new Impaired Driving Enforcement Awareness course at the borough's 121st Precinct.
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