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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Tennessee Proposes Banning DUI Offenders From Purchasing Alcohol

Tennessee lawmakers are looking to significantly limit the access to alcohol for anyone convicted of a DUI. Sponsored...

Sobriety Checkpoint Sign
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Tennessee Court Says DUI Testing Fees Unconstitutional

For eight years, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has collected a $250 DUI testing fee for blood...

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Making tracks on a snowmobile? Better leave alcohol out of it

In many parts of the county where winter weather brings fresh blankets of snow, large numbers of people...

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Problem Drinking on the Rise for Older Adults

Recent research is bringing to light a troubling trend in alcohol abuse: A spike in late-in-life, high-risk drinking....

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Super Bowl LII: Game Planning for a Sober Ride Home

On February 4, more than 66,200 people will converge on U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota to witness...

Target 25 Logo
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Judge John S. Kennedy Leaves Behind a Legacy in York County, PA

After serving 22 years on the bench, the Honorable John S. Kennedy has called it a career. Though...

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With Thanksgiving DUIs Up, What Does That Mean for the Rest of the Season?

If Thanksgiving is any indication, holiday DUI arrests can be expected to rise. Despite the repeated efforts of...

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Drinking legally at 19? Wisconsin is considering it

Could lowering the legal drinking age reduce binge drinking among younger drinkers, particularly those in college? Three Wisconsin...

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New Kentucky Program Seeks to Curb Repeat DUI Offenses

Since 2011, Jefferson County—home of Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city—has averaged 4,260 DUI charges annually. In 2016 alone, Jefferson...

Responsible Beverage Service Reduces DUIs
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Responsible Beverage Service and Enforcement: Does it Reduce DUIs?

Can a simple education program for bartenders and alcohol servers reduce drunk driving? The results of a study...