Sobering Up Administrator

Sobering Up Administrator

Sobering Up: A blog about drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice, is anything but a corporate blog. Sobering Up is an opportunity for anyone interested or involved in the issues of drunk driving, alcohol-fueled crime, alcohol dependence and addiction, and the justice system to participate in the conversation.
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Dry January and the Movement Towards Non-Alcoholic Beverages

As younger generations move into adulthood, the popularity of “Dry January” has become delegated to the entire year,...

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‘No Cash Bail’ Law Becomes First of its Kind in Illinois

In February of 2021, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law making Illinois the first U.S....

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States with Ignition Interlock Compliance Laws Note Lower Rates of Repeat DUI Offenses

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 31 percent of all fatal crashes in 2021 were caused...

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The Most Dangerous U.S. States for Drunk Driving

Every day, around 37 people in the United States are killed in drunk driving crashes—about one person every...

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New Texas Law Makes Cutting off Ankle Monitors a Crime

Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas Senate Bill (SB) 1004 into law, making cutting off ankle monitors a crime...

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New Colorado SB22-055 Requires Continuous Alcohol Monitoring for Repeat DUI Offenders

Beginning in January 2023, Colorado SB22-055 will require at least 90 days of continuous alcohol monitoring for those...

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Decreasing Drinking Can Lift Your Spirits

As a result of the pandemic, many people increased their consumption of alcohol to cope. Unfortunately, this likely...

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Washington State Passes Crucial Victim Notification Law

In November 2019, mother of three Tiffany Hill was shot and killed by her estranged husband. Despite having...

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Report: Shortening Probation Terms While Protecting Public Safety

As of the end of 2018, there were over 3.5 million adults on probation nationwide according to data...

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NHTSA Releases Positive 2019 Crash Fatality Data—Did the Trend Continue in 2020?

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its annual 2019 traffic fatality...