Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bartender Crafted, Non-Alcoholic “Drinks”


The California Office of Traffic Safety is using the social media to promote a new campaign to combat drunk driving. Well, let me rephrase that. The California Office of Traffic Safety is using the social media to support and encourage designated drivers. Continue reading

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DUI Branded Driver’s Licenses


After posting a few blogs on the unusual ways some states have taken to branding their DUI offenders with so called “DUI scarlet letters,” I wondered what else was out there. If this is the first blog you’re reading, I’m referring to Minnesota’s use of the “whiskey plates” and the judge who ordered a DUI offender to wear a sign that said he killed someone while driving drunk while standing at the location of the collision. After doing some research, it seems North Dakota is considering its own DUI scarlet letter. Continue reading

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Fullerton City Council Votes Against Accepting Funds for Checkpoints


$50,000 to fund five sobriety checkpoints? “No thanks,” said Fullerton Councilmen Travis Kiger, Bruce Whitaker and Greg Sebourn. They did however vote to accept $146,222 to fund other DUI prevention programs including saturation patrols. Continue reading

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Sporting Events and DUI


Football season has kicked off and it seems only appropriate to talk a little about how sporting events might affect your chances of getting popped for driving under the influence. Continue reading

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M.A.D.D. Criticizes Urban Outfitters for Alcohol Shirts


“I Vote for Vodka,” “USA Drinking Team,” “Misery Loves Alcohol,” and “I Drink You’re Cute” are some of the phrases displayed on a recent line of female shirts by the trendy retailer Urban Outfitter. Humorous? Continue reading

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