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Drunk driving bills sail through state Senate - Kenosha News

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:30

Kenosha News

Drunk driving bills sail through state Senate
Kenosha News
Wisconsin's drunk driving laws could soon become a lot tougher. The state Senate overwhelmingly passed two bills targeting intoxicated drivers this week. One bill, Senate Bill 135, would permanently revoke a person's license after a fourth drunk ...
Residents split on proposal to lower Wisconsin drinking age to 19WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
MADD against WI bill lowering drinking ageWMTV

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UT students show real-life dangers of drunk driving - 13abc Action News

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:46

13abc Action News

UT students show real-life dangers of drunk driving
13abc Action News
A real judge will then preside over a trial and conviction, showcasing the consequences of a drunk driving crash. After that, a father whose son was paralyzed in a crash will speak to the audience. The event is also in honor of a Pi Beta Phi member who ...

Florida man gets DUI charge for drunk driving in lawn mower - News965

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:00

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Florida man gets DUI charge for drunk driving in lawn mower
News965
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - With a pack of Budweiser on the side of his lawn mower, 56-year-old Kenneth Alleshouse was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving drunk. Alleshouse's blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit when an officer ...

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Attorney says DNA evidence doesn't prove police officer was driving drunk - KHON2

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:58

KHON2

Attorney says DNA evidence doesn't prove police officer was driving drunk
KHON2
The attorney for a Honolulu police officer charged with drunk driving and filing a false report says DNA evidence against the officer is not enough proof. Albert Lee's attorney tells us that the officer was in his subsidized police vehicle when it ...

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Hingham woman, 26, charged with second-offense drunk driving ... - Wicked Local Hingham

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:09

Wicked Local Hingham

Hingham woman, 26, charged with second-offense drunk driving ...
Wicked Local Hingham
HINGHAM – A Hingham woman charged with her second drunken driving offense was drunk and on her cell phone when she crashed into a utility pole, police ...

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Woman, 64, accused of speeding, drunk driving - Rome Sentinel

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:09

Rome Sentinel

Woman, 64, accused of speeding, drunk driving
Rome Sentinel
TOWN OF TRENTON — A 64-year-old woman was charged with driving drunk and speeding on Route 12 Saturday night. State police said Faith H. Burke, of Hinckley, was pulled over for speeding at 85 mph in a 55 mph zone on Route 12 at about 11:25 p.m. ...

Woman arrested on drunk driving charges - The Herald Argus

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:18

The Herald Argus

Woman arrested on drunk driving charges
The Herald Argus
La PORTE COUNTY — On Friday at about 12:30 p.m., La Porte County Sheriff's deputies were notified of a suspected drunk driver. It was reported that a blue Dodge Caravan had been spotted by several citizens stopped in the 2200 north block of County ...

Mothers Against Drunk Driving honor Rep. Louis Kafka - Wicked Local Stoughton

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:51

Mothers Against Drunk Driving honor Rep. Louis Kafka
Wicked Local Stoughton
Mothers Against Drunk Driving recently named Rep. Louis Kafka as Massachusetts' “2017 Legislator of the Year” for his work to fight drunk driving and to support the victims of these crimes. Kafka authored HB 872, which would require ignition interlocks ...

Wisconsin drunk driving law up for vote - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:10

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Wisconsin drunk driving law up for vote
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Klein, Tess. Klein, Tess. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Two bills toughening Wisconsin ...

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Amy Locane's deadly drunk-driving crash: Family of woman killed to ... - Fox News

US Drunk Driving News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 07:01

Fox News

Amy Locane's deadly drunk-driving crash: Family of woman killed to ...
Fox News
The family of a woman killed in a 2010 crash involving a Melrose Place actress will receive a $4.8 million settlement.

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Numerous Drunk Driving Arrests, Drug Busts, Wow! Houses, And More - Patch.com

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:46

Numerous Drunk Driving Arrests, Drug Busts, Wow! Houses, And More
Patch.com
NH Right Now: Indictments, fete for vets, community center receives grant, use older apples to make cider, cities vote, and breaking news. By Tony Schinella (Patch National Staff) - Updated Nov 6, 2017 7:46 pm ET ...

Man Arrested For Felony Drunk Driving In Brewster - Southeast, NY ... - Patch.com

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:08

Patch.com

Man Arrested For Felony Drunk Driving In Brewster - Southeast, NY ...
Patch.com
BREWSTER, NY — On Nov. 2, the New York State Police arrested Carlos H. Martinez Lazaro, 37, of Bedford, for driving while intoxicated with a previous ...

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Drowsy driving just as dangerous as drunk driving - KREM.com

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:21

KREM.com

Drowsy driving just as dangerous as drunk driving
KREM.com
Spokane, Wash.— Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous to people on the road as a drunk driver. Both drunk driving and drowsy driving are illegal in the state of Washington. Reports said an alarming one-third of drivers have fallen asleep while driving.

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Police calls for Monday, November 6: Drunk driving citations issued over weekend - Winona Daily News

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:03

Police calls for Monday, November 6: Drunk driving citations issued over weekend
Winona Daily News
8:26 a.m. — Charges of driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety were referred against Kevin William Baker, 54, Winona, after a police officer recognized him driving on the 700 block of East Third Street. 9:23 a.m. — A woman reported that ...

Cop charged with drunk driving in patrol car goes to court - Trinidad & Tobago Express

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:44

Trinidad & Tobago Express

Cop charged with drunk driving in patrol car goes to court
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A police officer with three years' service appeared before the court charged with being in control of a police vehicle while intoxicated. Dennis Dewar a special reserve police officer attached to the Rapid Response Unit based at South Oropouche police ...

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13 arrested on drunk driving charges in Laredo during October, records show - Laredo Morning Times

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:31

Laredo Morning Times

13 arrested on drunk driving charges in Laredo during October, records show
Laredo Morning Times
Click through this gallery to see photos of all the people arrested on suspicion of DWI charges in Webb County during the month of October 2017. Photo: Webb County Sheriff's Office. Image 2 of 65. Paola Isabel Alejo Reyes, 19, driving while intoxicated.

MADD Hosts Vigil To Remember Drunk Driving Victims - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:23

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MADD Hosts Vigil To Remember Drunk Driving Victims
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
MADD Hosts Vigil To Remember Drunk Driving Victims. A candlelight vigil was held Sunday to remember those who've been killed by drunk drivers, Angela Davis reports (:52). WCCO 4 News Weekends - NOv. 5, 2017. Categories: Local Community News ...

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MADD Hosts Vigil To Remember Those Killed By Drunk Drivers - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:34

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MADD Hosts Vigil To Remember Those Killed By Drunk Drivers
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
... its' not worth it,” Stefanie Hurt, whose best friend was killed by a drunk driver, said at the vigil. MADD says drunk driving is still the No. 1 cause of death on America's roadways. There's an average of 93 deaths related to drunk driving each ...
Autobahn teams up with MADD promoting driving safetyKGUN

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DUI patrols in Newport News yield few DUI arrests - Daily Press

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 15:00

Daily Press

DUI patrols in Newport News yield few DUI arrests
Daily Press
But Moyer, despite being paid overtime to work a shift solely devoted to curbing DUIs, didn't cite anyone for drunk driving. That's not unusual. Officers cited nine drunk drivers on special DUI patrols between October 2016 and September 2017 — about 3 ...