Societal Costs

Blog articles on Sobering Up that depict how societal costs in the United States are affected by drunk driving and alcohol crime.

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NTSB’s Reaching Zero, Day 2: Eliminating Substance-Impaired Driving

Day 2 of the National Traffic Safety Board's groundbreaking 'Reaching Zero' event features a number of renowned panelists...

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NTSB’s ‘Reaching Zero’ Forum: Day 2

Stephen K. Talpins, CEO of NPAMC; Matthew Mitchell, Director of Industry Relations for Alcohol Monitorng Systems, Inc.; and...

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AMS Attends First-Ever NTSB Impaired-Driving Forum, Reaching Zero

The National Traffic Safety Board is hosting their first-ever two-day forum focused on eliminating substance-impaired driving. Reaching Zero...

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Sobering Up the UK Proves Difficult, but Not Impossible

Can advertising campaigns sponsored by the alcohol beverage industry promote responsible drinking? Early indications show that such campaigns...

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Colorado Bill Shifts Money From Prison to Drug Treatment. Why Do Officials Oppose the Measure?

While Colorado Senate Bill 12-163 has gone largely unnoticed by mainstream media, it’s raising a good amount of...

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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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Houston Sobering Center Highlights Challenges of Alcohol for Law Enforcement

Yesterday, the Mayor of Houston announced plans for a new Sobering Center, where law enforcement can take public...