Category Archives: Alcohol Education Programs

New Law may Require Anti-DUI Training for Alcohol Servers


  Late last month the Senate Governmental Organization Committee voted 10-0 to approve legislation that would require all servers of alcoholic beverages in California to undergo training aimed at preventing drunk driving. Drafted by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), … Continue reading

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Ford Driving Skills Effectiveness


 The number one cause of death among teenagers is car accidents. Of those car accidents, drunk driving is the most common cause. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, more than one third of all US automotive fatalities involve … Continue reading

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MADD’s Victim Impact Panel for a California DUI


When someone is charged with a California DUI, it is not uncommon for the prosecutor to offer MADD’s Victim Impact Panel (VIP) as part of the plea deal. Continue reading

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What Should You Drink to Keep Your BAC Low?


It’s a common misconception that if you consume certain alcohol drinks, you can keep your BAC lower than if you consume other alcoholic drinks. For example, I’ve heard several of my friends say, “I’m going to stick to beer because I’ve got to drive home tonight.” Unfortunately, I had to advise my friend that whether they drink mixed drinks, wine, or even beer, it’s almost all about the same. Continue reading

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Study: Driving with Allergies is like Driving Drunk


Do you suffer from seasonal allergies, like I do? Well if so, and you hop into your car, you might as well be driving with a 0.03 percent blood alcohol content, at least according to a new Dutch study. Continue reading

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