Law Enforcement

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the burden alcohol and drunk driving have on law enforcement agencies across the country.

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Texas Using Technology to Speed Up DUI Warrants

When suspected drunk drivers in Galveston, Texas, refuse a breath or sobriety test, police officers don’t have to...

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NHTSA Studies Show Drugged Driving Increasing, But Drunk Driving More Dangerous

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released two new studies that highlight the changing landscape of...

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Revisit Warrantless Blood Draws for DUIs

The Supreme Court has turned down a request from prosecutors in Colorado to reconsider the use of warrantless...

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Minnesota High Court Reviews Implied Consent in Drunk Driving Cases

All 50 states have implied consent laws, which state that by having a license drivers agree to alcohol testing...

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Should Passengers be Held Responsible for Drunk Drivers?

Thomas Gallagher has a long history of alcohol-related offenses and, sadly, it is not surprising that he was...

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New Study: Roadside Lasers Can Detect Alcohol Vapors in Cars?

Studies show that first-time DUI offenders drive drunk an average of 80 times before getting caught. While many...

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Report: New NFL drug policy would suspend first-time DUI offenders but reduce fines

According to recent news reports, as the NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) continue to discuss changes...

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Attorney General Holder Recommends New Sentencing Approach for Drug Offenses

In a speech to the American Bar Association on August 12, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder contrasted what...

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NADCP Conference Attendees Urge Congress to Invest in Communities by Funding Drug and DWI Courts

Last month, attendees at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals 19th Annual Training Conference left the convention...

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NTSB .05 BAC Recommendation Stirs Controversy in DUI Community

In the weeks since the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) submitted a recommendation to lower the legal BAC...