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CHP officers arrest 50 suspected drunk drivers over holiday weekend - KUSI

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 18:53

KUSI

CHP officers arrest 50 suspected drunk drivers over holiday weekend
KUSI
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — California Highway Patrol officers continued to arrest more people for suspected drunk driving both countywide and statewide over the year-end holidays. From Friday 6:01 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, officers made 50 arrests in San ...

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Orem reports zero accidents and zero DUI arrests, releases pictures of 'Drunk Tank Taxi' from New Year's Eve - fox13now.com

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:16

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Orem reports zero accidents and zero DUI arrests, releases pictures of 'Drunk Tank Taxi' from New Year's Eve
fox13now.com
OREM, Utah – The Orem Police Department announced that they had zero DUI arrests, and zero road fatalities on New Year's Eve, partly due to a service that was offered to would-be impaired drivers. The police department offered “Drunk Tank Taxi,” Sunday ...

Ottawa Co. deputy hit by alleged drunk driver - Fox17

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:13

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Ottawa Co. deputy hit by alleged drunk driver
Fox17
HOLLAND, Mich. — An Ottawa County Deputy was injured in an alleged drunk driving crash on New Year's Eve. It happened around 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Lakewood and Douglas in Holland. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, a 37-year ...

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BLOTTER: Man arrested for DUI also had no US driver's license - The Northwest Florida Daily News

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 07:14

BLOTTER: Man arrested for DUI also had no US driver's license
The Northwest Florida Daily News
SANTA ROSA BEACH — A Panama City man pulled over for drunk driving was arrested after the deputy learned he never had a U.S. driver's license. According to a Walton County Sheriff's Office arrest report, on Dec. 21 a deputy observed the 26-year-old ...

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Man hurt in drunken-driving crash New Year's morning - KVLY - Valley News Live

US Drunk Driving News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 07:06

Valley News Live

Man hurt in drunken-driving crash New Year's morning - KVLY
Valley News Live
A Breckenridge, MN, man is facing drunken-driving charges after an injury rollover in the southern valley New Year's Day.

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Sober ride services make people think twice before driving drunk - KMSP-TV

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 22:40

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Sober ride services make people think twice before driving drunk
KMSP-TV
(KMSP) - As people across the Twin Cities ring in the New Year, many enjoy having a drink to celebrate. New Year's Eve is also a night when many worry about who will be out on the road. We know drunk drivers are out on the roads and we also know they ...

Michigan police department uses comedy to help crack down on ... - Fox17

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 21:53

Fox17

Michigan police department uses comedy to help crack down on ...
Fox17
BATH TOWNSHIP, Mich-- It's a police department known for its comedic approach to law enforcement and humorous social media posts. On New Year's Eve, the Bath Township Police Department posted on its Facebook page about its "play list" for any drunk ...

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Free rides home New Year's Eve to reduce drunk driving - fox2now.com

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:21

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Free rides home New Year's Eve to reduce drunk driving
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Safe Home After Every Occasion is a 365-day a year social responsibility program designed to make planning a safe ride home before a night out a habit. The program's mission is to take the next step in responsible consumption efforts—moving from ...
TriMet is Providing Free Rides on New Year's EveWillamette Week
Free rides home New Year's Eve to reduce drunk drivingExpressNewsline

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Companies offering services to prevent drunk driving - WTHI - WTHITV.com

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:00

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Companies offering services to prevent drunk driving - WTHI
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A few local businesses are trying to help prevent drunk driving in Terre Haute.

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Police offer tips for a safe New Year's Eve celebration - MLive.com

US Drunk Driving News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 08:13

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Police offer tips for a safe New Year's Eve celebration
MLive.com
LANSING, MI - Ringing in the new year can be a special celebration often spent with family and friends out on the town. With it, however, comes the risk of encountering drunk drivers and other safety hazards that can at times seem unavoidable. To make ...

Local mother on a mission to end drunk driving | KFDM - KFDM-TV News

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 23:36

Local mother on a mission to end drunk driving | KFDM
KFDM-TV News
Julie Walker is looking at family Christmas photos from recent years. Jordan would be a little bit younger than Jonathan, Walker said. Knowing something is missing.Got in the car to head home like any other night, Walker said.The photos, she looks at will.

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Andrews Against Drunk Driving (AADD) launches joint service effort, seeks volunteers - Pentagram

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 21:00

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Andrews Against Drunk Driving (AADD) launches joint service effort, seeks volunteers
Pentagram
A mangled four-door Volvo is visible to drivers who proceed through the Main Gate at Joint Base Andrews on Dec. 21. Andrews Against Drink Driving (AADD) chose to display the vehicle to mark the beginning of a joint service effort and collaboration ...

Drunk driving enforcement stepped up for New Year's Eve - TMJ4.com - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 20:12

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Drunk driving enforcement stepped up for New Year's Eve - TMJ4.com
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Make good decisions this New Year's Eve and expect to see a lot of law enforcement out on the roads watching for drunk drivers. Acting Milwaukee County Sheriff Richard Schmidt said an impaired driver...

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Amarillo authorities eyeing fireworks, drunk driving over holiday - Amarillo.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 19:56

Amarillo authorities eyeing fireworks, drunk driving over holiday
Amarillo.com
Amarillo authorities eyeing fireworks, drunk driving over holiday. Local authorities will be on the lookout for the discharge of fireworks and impaired driving this weekend as Amarillo residents look to ring in the new year. The setting off of ...

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Deputies: Woman accused of drunk driving in deadly crash caught ... - KATU

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 16:34

KATU

Deputies: Woman accused of drunk driving in deadly crash caught ...
KATU
An Oregon woman accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian along Highway 99W has been caught in California and extradited to Oregon.Washington County Sheriff's deputies say Michelle McMillan's BAC was three times the legal limit when she hit and ...

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Time to start planning ahead to avoid driving drunk on New Year's Eve - Charleston Post Courier

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 15:20

Charleston Post Courier

Time to start planning ahead to avoid driving drunk on New Year's Eve
Charleston Post Courier
Lining up a designated driver who stays sober has been a suggestion ever since Mothers Against Drunk Driving coined the phrase 30 years ago. More recently, MADD has teamed up with the ride-sharing service Uber to get out a new catch phrase: "Designated ...
Yellow Cab offering 1000 free rides to combat drunk drivingAmerican Press
'There's no excuses': Transportation options for a safe New Year's Evekgw.com
New Year's Eve 2018 Free Ride Program To Help Curb Drunk DrivingPatch.com
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“Drunk driving is preventable:” Acting Sheriff reveals New Year's Eve enforcement plan - fox6now.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 13:11

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Drunk driving is preventable:” Acting Sheriff reveals New Year's Eve enforcement plan
fox6now.com
... Acting Milwaukee County Sheriff Richard Schmidt. Acting Sheriff Schmidt says he will join the Southeast Wisconsin Multi-jurisdictional Impaired Driving Task Force to combat intoxicated drivers -- including those impaired by alcohol and drugs ...

Free shuttle to avert drunk driving offered on New Year's Eve - MLive.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:43

MLive.com

Free shuttle to avert drunk driving offered on New Year's Eve
MLive.com
Free shuttle to avert drunk driving offered on New Year's Eve. Updated December 29, 2017 at 1:30 PM ; Posted December 29, 2017 at 10:41 AM. People buy glowing swords from a vendor during Eve on the Ave in downtown Jackson on Dec. 31, 2013. ( MLive file ...

Drunk driving victim still facing daily challenges 16 years later - WTSP 10 News

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 19:43

WTSP 10 News

Drunk driving victim still facing daily challenges 16 years later
WTSP 10 News
TAMPA, Fla. - New Years Eve, one of the deadliest time for fatal crashes, is just days away. The Florida Highway Patrol will have extra patrol officers on the road, putting those drinking and driving behind bars. Unfortunately, FHP has already put ...

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