Monthly Archives: February 2017

DUI Offender Given Unusual Jail Sentence as Reminder of Victim


In 2015, Travis Elwell, 23, of Mesquite, Texas was driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding when his BMW collided with 34 year old Emily Javadi’s Lexus. Javadi was loading items into her vehicle when the collision occurred. The … Continue reading

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Tostitos Chip Bag Doubles as Breathalyzer


I’ve written about personal breathalyzers. I’ve written about SCRAM devices, anklets that detect alcohol in a person’s sweat. I’ve even written about the new temporary tattoo that can detect the alcohol in the wearer’s body. But this one is head … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, I’ll Just Sober Up with Coffee


As I sit here drinking my morning coffee, I’m reminded of one of most common myths about drunk driving: that coffee will sober a person up. I’ve said it countless times. The only thing that will sober a person up … Continue reading

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Super Bowl and Drunk Driving


America’s unofficial holiday kicks off (pun intended) this Sunday with the New England Patriots facing off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Although it is unofficial, the Super Bowl often entails as much drinking as St. Patrick’s Day, … Continue reading

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Ninth time is not a charm, it is a felony DUI


“Third time’s a charm” is a saying that many people live by. The third time around, we learn from most situation, good or bad. This is not the case for a man from the LA area. This man, Derek Stacy … Continue reading

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