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Grant Money to Help Combat DUI Driving in America


Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) released news about a new program aimed at dealing with drug-impaired driving in America. Starting later this year, the program courses … Continue reading

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Drunk Walking Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?


I’ve said it countless times on this blog; if you’ve been drinking, find alternative means home. The reason is twofold. One, avoid law enforcement and avoid DUI charges. And two, eliminate the risk of injury or death as the result … Continue reading

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Southern California End of Summer DUI Crackdown


It’s not time to put the barbeque and ice chest in the garage just yet. But you can be sure that before Southern Californians do, they’ll be celebrating the end of summer with some ice cold, possibly blended, drinks. From August 16th through Labor Day on September 2nd, otherwise known as the traditional end of summer period, Southern California law enforcement agencies will be out in full force looking to nab drunk drivers. Continue reading

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Failing Field Sobriety Tests…Without Being Intoxicated


Do sober individuals fail field sobriety tests? Simply put, yes. In fact, field sobriety tests, or “FSTs,” are notoriously known to be untrustworthy. Yet, law enforcement agencies continue to use field sobriety tests to gauge a person’s coordination, balance, and simple motor skills when they are suspected of driving under the influence. Continue reading

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