Monthly Archives: October 2013

Update: Youtube DUI Confessor Gets 6 ½ Years


Last month, I wrote about Matthew Cordle who confessed, via YouTube.com, to killing Vincent Canzani while driving drunk. Cordle, who asked for no mercy, was sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison by an Ohio judge.

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Marijuana Breathalyzer Soon?


Researchers recently published an article in the medical journal Clinical Chemistry that suggests a marijuana breathalyzer might be the best way to test if someone has smoked marijuana before getting behind the wheel. Continue reading

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Drunk Driving in Private Parking Lot


Last week, an anonymous caller notified the Bergenfield, New Jersey police that a possible drunk driver was attempting to drive a Ford Mustang out of the parking lot of a Wallgreen’s parking lot. When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Travis Jacob in the vehicle as described by the caller. After failing field sobriety tests, Jacob was arrested for driving under the influence. Continue reading

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Halloween DUI


Halloween, in recent times, has become more than just taking the kids out trick-or-treating. For many adults, it’s a time to dress up, party with friends, and drink. While horror movies and haunted houses might make us scream, the scariest thing about Halloween might be facing DUI charges for driving drunk or sharing the road with others who might be drunk. Continue reading

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School Punishes Student for Stopping Drunk Driver, MADD Agrees with School


According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s (MADD) website, their mission is “to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.” Why, then, is MADD supporting the punishment of a sober driver who sought to prevent a drunk driver? Continue reading

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