Tag: technology

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Facial Verification Versus Facial Recognition

Distinguish between facial verification and facial recognition—technology embedded with facial recognition that verifies and authenticates a person’s image...

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...

Close Up of an Alcohol Monitoring Microchip
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When It Comes to Alcohol Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Are James Bond-type alcohol monitoring microchips the next wave of monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California...

Driving violations increased on nine of the last 11 Super Bowl Sundays
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Drinking, drunk driving spike on Super Bowl Sunday

The most dangerous place during the Super Bowl likely won’t be out on the field—it will be out...

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President Proclaims December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

As he has every year since 2009, last week President Obama officially named December 2016 as National Impaired...

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Sweaty Personal Alcohol Monitoring: The Next Big Trend?

“I’m at a 0.07. What are you?” With new personal alcohol monitoring devices being developed, might this be a common conversation...

Electronic monitoring helps reduce jail costs
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California grand jury recommends technology to save on jail costs

More than half of the 600 pretrial inmates in San Mateo County, California, are in jail because they...

drunk driving and Uber
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New Study Questions Uber’s Impact on Drunk-Driving Deaths

Over the past couple of years ridesharing apps have claimed that they reduce drunk-driving arrests and fatalities in cities where...

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MADD, New Mexico Team Up to Shame Drunk Drivers and Judges on Social Media

New Mexico officials think that too many drunk drivers in their state are getting off too easy. In...

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South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Program Linked to Lower Deaths in the General Population

A new study conducted by the RAND Corporation and funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...