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Bars Using Wall-Mounted Breathalyzer to Curb Drunk Driving


Some people get cabs, Uber, or Lyft. Others rely on designated driver. Unfortunately, however, many people who drink when they go out plan on driving home. While some of those drivers try and keeps the alcohol intake to a minimum, others do not. Either way, unless a person has a personal breathalyzer, people don’t know what their blood alcohol content is when they walk out the door. Continue reading

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BeMyDD App Seeks to Prevent DUIs


One of the major downsides to Lyft, Uber, or a taxi after a night of drinking is having to get your car the next morning. A new smartphone app hopes to eliminate that inconvenience as well as prevent drunk driving this holiday season. Continue reading

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Designated Drunk Drivers?


And you thought that your unfortunate friend whose turn it was to be the designated driver wasn’t supposed to be having any fun that night. Well, a new study released on June 10th suggests that nearly 40 percent of designated drivers may be drunk themselves. Continue reading

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Bar-Hopping Bus Prevents DUIs


New York has its trademark yellow and black cabs. And with everything in New York fairly close in proximity, the cabs are a viable alternative for bar-hopping. But here in California, in most cities, the distance between bars can be rather far, making a taxi ride expensive. How does a bar-hopping ride for only $10 sound? Bar-hoppers living near California State University, Sacramento would tell you that it sounds pretty good. Continue reading

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DUI on the Morning After Drinking


I recently had a conversation with a prosecutor who was telling me that he had a DUI case where the defendant hit a motorcycle and killed the driver in the morning hours. The interesting part about the case was that the defendant had been drinking the night before, had slept through the night, and had not had anything to drink since the night before. The defendant was, nonetheless, well over the legal limit. Continue reading

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