Monthly Archives: January 2013

DADSS


In December, I wrote a post on Nissan’s new smart car which features DUI prevention technology for vehicles. Well, it’s not just the car manufacturers who are looking into the feasibility of this technology. Continue reading

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Ireland to Allow Moderate Drunk Driving


While it might not impact us here in California, or even the United States, I often like to see what’s going on in other parts of the world with regard to DUI law and/or news stories. It seems there may soon be another reason to visit the Emerald Isle; you’ll be less likely to be arrested for drunk driving in Ireland after visiting Guinness Brewery. Continue reading

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Don’t Forget What to Say


In June I posted an article entitled “What Should I Have Done?” The purpose of the article was to clear up misconceptions about what to do should you get pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has created and made available a “Bust Card” which serves as a pocket-sized version of my article. Continue reading

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Think that Only Cops Can Spot a Drunk Driver? Think Again


It is not uncommon for law enforcement to post announcements on digital billboards with messages like “Call 911 to Report Drunk Drivers” on freeways throughout California. In fact, most people don’t need a billboard to tell them that they can call 911 to report drivers who might be drunk. Continue reading

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View Bodies or Jail?


What would you rather do: go to jail or view the corpses of crash victims? This was question an Ohio DUI offender had to answer when he pled no contest to operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol earlier this month. Continue reading

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