Tag: dui tactics

DUI Checkpoint Sign
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DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise?

The goal of DUI checkpoints is primarily deterrence: to raise the perceived risk of arrest, and secondarily to...

Links between drugged driving and drunk driving
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In Best Known “Pot” State, Most Impaired Driving Still Linked to Alcohol

When Colorado became the first U.S. state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana in 2014, some expressed...

Woman Using a Ridesharing App to Prevent Drunk Driving
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Need a Sober Ride Home? There’s An App For That

In 2016, nearly half of all drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes were between the ages of 16...

DUI and Sobriety Checkpoint Sign
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Flexible Sobriety Checkpoints Are A Low-Cost Tactic For Deterring DUIs

On a Saturday night last month, a sobriety checkpoint in Harrisburg, PA stopped 475 vehicles. But for all...

Fireworks in the Sky
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4 Activities to Avoid If You Plan to Drink this 4th of July

From California to Maine, people will soon be gathering in parks and backyards to celebrate Independence Day. For...

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When It Comes To Boating, Alcohol and Water Don’t Mix

With summertime boating season underway, it’s important to remember that impaired driving isn’t limited to the roadways. Boating under...

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“No Refusal” DUI Policies: Time Is A Factor

During a drunk-driving traffic stop or following a crash, time is a critical factor when it comes to...

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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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Report Calls for Higher Taxes, Lower BAC to Reduce DWI Deaths

In January the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released “Getting to zero alcohol-impaired driving fatalities: A...