Drunk & Impaired Driving

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the drunk and impaired driving problems facing communities and courts across the United States.

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Drunk Driving Stats: Do They Tell the Whole Story?

Last week, an article out of Australia titled “Drink Driving Figures Disturbing” stated there had been a 96%...

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Michigan’s “Super Drunks:” How Will the State Evaluate Success?

Monday's Detroit News reported that the ‘worst of the worst’ drunk drivers are coming off of metro roads...

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CDC’s Definition of Binge Drinking Raises Questions

Recently, a New York Times article reported on a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Will France’s New Breathalyzer Law Stop Drunk Drivers?

In an attempt to stop drunk driving, the French government announced a new law requiring all drivers to...

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Mandatory Interlock Technologies Progressing Faster Than Anticipated

In today's issue of the Wall Street Journal, reporter Joseph White reports on the progress of the National...

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Underage Drinking is Focus for This Year’s Alcohol Awareness Month

Welcome to the 25th anniversary of Alcohol Awareness Month. Since 1987 the National Council on Alcohol and Drug...

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Senate Adds 24-7 Sobriety Programs as an Impaired Driving Countermeasure

Senate Bill 1813 titled “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)”, a two-year, $109 billion plan, was...

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Detroit Morning Radio Talks St. Patty’s Day Drinking

Our own Jason O’Tizedes stopped by Detroit’s #1 morning radio show today to talk about St. Patrick’s Day,...

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Illinois Joins Trend of Mandatory Abstinence for DUI Offenders

Illinois lawmaker Randy Ramey (R) has authored a new DUI bill, HB5214. The intent of the new law...

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St. Patrick’s Day American Style: Why Do We Drink So Much?

St. Patrick’s Day and green beer. While shamrocks, bagpipes, and corned beef all take center stage during the...