Drunk Driving in the News

One killed in suspected drunk driving crash in Williamston - WILX-TV

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WILX-TV

One killed in suspected drunk driving crash in Williamston
WILX-TV
A woman is dead after a two car crash on Williamston road near Dennis road in Wheatfield Township. According to the Ingham County Sheriff's Office, the crash was found by an off-duty Sheriff's Sergeant on Sunday around 5:30 a.m, while on his way to ...

NY Lawmaker: Lower Drunk Driving Limit From .08 To .05 - CBS New York

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NY Lawmaker: Lower Drunk Driving Limit From .08 To .05
CBS New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York state lawmaker is proposing to lower the state's legal blood-alcohol limit for drinking and driving from .08 to .05. Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D-51st) on Friday announced the re-introduction of his bill to ...
Experts Are Pushing To Change Drunk Driving Laws - Immortal NewsImmortal News
Report suggests lowering drunk driving threshold to .05 percent BAC13WHAM-TV
New study recommends lowering drunk driving limit | KOB 4KOB 4
Gizmodo -Paul Eisenstein -The National Academies Press
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Brooklyn Assemblyman Wants to Toughen NY's Drunk Driving Laws - NBC New York

US Drunk Driving News - 5 hours 28 min ago

NBC New York

Brooklyn Assemblyman Wants to Toughen NY's Drunk Driving Laws
NBC New York
Brooklyn Assemblyman Wants to Toughen NY's Drunk Driving Laws. Getty Images. ALBANY, NY - MARCH 11: The Senate floor is seen inside the State Capitol March 11, 2008 in Albany, New York. Eliot Spitzer apologized to his family and the public in a news ...

Iowa State Rep. Arrested for Drunk Driving, He Backed Tougher Laws on Drunk Driving - Photography Is Not a Crime (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - 13 hours 58 min ago

Photography Is Not a Crime (blog)

Iowa State Rep. Arrested for Drunk Driving, He Backed Tougher Laws on Drunk Driving
Photography Is Not a Crime (blog)
A Iowa House Judiciary Committee member was arrested on Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and carrying a firearm while intoxicated. Iowa State Rep. Francis “Chip” Baltimore ,51, who happens to be a lawyer too admitted to the charges; his ...

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N. Idaho FedEx Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving ... - U.S. News & World Report

US Drunk Driving News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 14:20

N. Idaho FedEx Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving ...
U.S. News & World Report
SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho (AP) — Police in northern Idaho say they arrested a FedEx driver and impounded his delivery van after he underwent a field sobriety test.

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CHP: Drunk driving suspect on Bay Bridge says Tesla was on auto-pilot - KGO-TV

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:15

KGO-TV

CHP: Drunk driving suspect on Bay Bridge says Tesla was on auto-pilot
KGO-TV
The California Highway Patrol tweeted a photo of a man found in his Tesla stalled on the Bay Bridge. (Photo by CHP San Francisco). KGO. Friday, January 19, 2018 08:11PM. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --. Drunk drivers beware -- do not count on your Tesla's high ...
Tesla Driver Found Asleep On Bay Bridge Tells CHP Car Was On AutopilotCBS San Francisco Bay Area

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New study recommends lowering drunk driving limit - KOB 4

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:58

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New study recommends lowering drunk driving limit
KOB 4
Parnall says MADD New Mexico is focused on preventing drunk driving – period. "Lowering the presumptive level of intoxication to .05, I just want to be clear, that as I understand it as a lawyer and a spokesperson for MADD, even somebody that's at a ...
Report suggests lowering drunk driving threshold to .05 percent ...13WHAM-TV
Researchers Push For Lowering Of Drunk Driving Threshold To Reduce Impaired Driving FatalitiesThe Inquisitr
Experts Are Pushing Hard to Redefine What It Means to Be Legally DrunkGizmodo
Paducah Sun -Paul Eisenstein -The National Academies Press
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Brighton Man Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal Drunk Driving ... - CBS Boston / WBZ

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:57

CBS Boston / WBZ

Brighton Man Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal Drunk Driving ...
CBS Boston / WBZ
BOSTON (CBS) — A Brighton man has been found guilty in connection with a 2016 drunk driving crash in the Sumner Tunnel that killed his friend, 24-year-old Dillon Cohen, and seriously injured another passenger. A judge found Craig Lawlor, 25, guilty of ...

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State Representative from Boone arrested for drunk driving - Radio Iowa

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:54

Radio Iowa

State Representative from Boone arrested for drunk driving
Radio Iowa
A state representative who is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has been charged with drunken driving after being pulled over on Highway 30 in the Ames area at about 3:30 this morning. Fifty-one-year-old Chip Baltimore, a Republican from Boone ...
Lawmaker who spoke against impaired driving arrested for OWIKCCI Des Moines
Chip Baltimore arrested on OWI, weapon chargesDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa State Lawmaker Arrested on Suspicion of Drunken DrivingU.S. News & World Report
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines -whotv.com
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Our Drunk-Driving Laws Aren't Strict Enough - Tonic

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:49

Tonic

Our Drunk-Driving Laws Aren't Strict Enough
Tonic
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that if we want to further curb drunk driving, we should lower the blood alcohol limit from .08 to 0.05 percent blood alcohol concentration (BAC). More broadly, the ...
Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving ThresholdCBS New York
Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: ReportWebMD
Scientific Panel Supports Significantly Lower Drunk Driving ThresholdThe Daily Meal
WKBW-TV -Voice of America -KY3 -The National Academies Press
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Drunk driver who maimed popular South Dade High principal gets 5 ... - Miami Herald

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:05

Miami Herald

Drunk driver who maimed popular South Dade High principal gets 5 ...
Miami Herald
After months of delays in court, Marilyn Aguilera finally accepted guilt for the crash that cost South Dade principal Javier Perez his legs.
Woman accepts plea deal for DUI crash that injured South Dade...WPLG Local 10

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Floyd County Corrections officer accused of drunk driving - WDRB

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:01

WDRB

Floyd County Corrections officer accused of drunk driving
WDRB
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Floyd County Sheriff confirms one of his sergeants was arrested for driving under the influence. Sheriff Frank Loop says 52-year-old Sergeant Timothy Scharrer was arrested in Floyd County for operating a motor vehicle ...

Jared Blake Takes on Drunk Driving in Powerful 'Don't Let Her Be Gone' Video [Exclusive Premiere] - Taste of Country

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:13

Taste of Country

Jared Blake Takes on Drunk Driving in Powerful 'Don't Let Her Be Gone' Video [Exclusive Premiere]
Taste of Country
Former The Voice contestant Jared Blake gets serious about drunk driving in his new video for "Don't Let Her Be Gone," inspired by an experience drawn from his real life. In the clip above, which is premiering exclusively via Taste of Country, the ...

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Lake Katrine man charged with felony drunk driving - Times Herald-Record

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:58

Lake Katrine man charged with felony drunk driving
Times Herald-Record
ULSTER – Town of Ulster police reported Thursday that they charged a Lake Katrine man with felony drunk driving on Saturday. Police said they responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man in the drive-through lane of a local fast food restaurant ...

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Restaurant group warns against lowering drunken-driving threshold - KCCI Des Moines

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:05

KCCI Des Moines

Restaurant group warns against lowering drunken-driving threshold
KCCI Des Moines
Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Nathan Ludwig said Iowa changed its law from 0.10 to 0.08 in 2003, and while OWIs have gone down, fatalities from drunk driving remained relatively the same. "It is a big difference particularly depending on your weight," Dunker ...

Drunk driving death becomes force for change - News - The Garden ... - The Garden City Telegram

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:39

The Garden City Telegram

Drunk driving death becomes force for change - News - The Garden ...
The Garden City Telegram
Patricia Vogel had a “horrible feeling” in her heart and knew something was wrong even before the police arrived at her Stilwell home to deliver the news her daughter, Caitlin, had been killed by a drunk driver, she told legislators Thursday.“As a mom ...

Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold - CBS New York

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:23

CBS New York

Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold
CBS New York
A new government study found the current cutoff is missing the mark, CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reported. Should you be considered legally drunk after a couple of drinks? A government-commissioned panel of scientists says the answer is yes, depending on your ...
Scientific Panel Supports Significantly Lower Drunk Driving ThresholdThe Daily Meal
Experts suggest lowering .08 drunk driving limitWKBW-TV
Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: ReportWebMD
Tonic -Laboratory Equipment -WJBF-TV -The National Academies Press
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Drunk driving death serves as catalyst for penalty change - Topeka Capital Journal

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:24

Topeka Capital Journal

Drunk driving death serves as catalyst for penalty change
Topeka Capital Journal
They urged the committee to support a bill that would strengthen penalties for those who kill someone in a car crash because they are driving under the influence while also violating restrictions placed on them as the result of a previous drunk driving ...

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Parents still have mangled bike, bloody clothes of late son in drunk driving accident - My Twin Tiers.com

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:42

My Twin Tiers.com

Parents still have mangled bike, bloody clothes of late son in drunk driving accident
My Twin Tiers.com
The couple put up a memorial on Route 415 which they've had to replace six or seven times, they say, because of drunk drivers purposely running it over since drunk driving awareness wasn't appreciated then. Ever since they installed an official county ...

Man accused of killing 2 young girls while driving drunk in 2016 pleads guilty - WDRB

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:05

WDRB

Man accused of killing 2 young girls while driving drunk in 2016 pleads guilty
WDRB
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One day after rejecting a plea deal, an undocumented immigrant accused of killing two young girls while driving drunk in 2016 has pleaded guilty to several charges. As jury selection was about to begin on Thursday, 26-year-old ...

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