Category Archives: Alcohol Education Programs

DUI After Sleeping it Off?


As with other holidays which provide the opportunity to imbibe alcoholic drinks with reckless abandon, law enforcement will be out in full force this 4th of July weekend to catch would be drunk drivers. If you’ve read my posts prior … Continue reading

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Study: Biggest Risk to Kids in Cars Are their Own Drunk Drivers


The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published a new study that reports the biggest risk of child alcohol-related traffic deaths is the adult behind the wheel, not those in other vehicles. Dr. Kyran Quinlan of Northwest University and researchers at … Continue reading

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Federal Government: Approval of Palcohol was a Mistake


It seems I spoke too soon, but just barely. The same day that my post went up about the approval of powdered alcohol by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, was the same day the federal government came out and said that the approval was a mistake. Continue reading

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“Sticker Shock” Prevents DUIs


Thirty years after being a DUI victim herself, Lesley Ledbetter made it her mission to warn others about the dangers of driving drunk. Continue reading

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Proposed OC Ordinance to Fine Hosts for Underage Drinking Rejected


The Orange County Board of Supervisors has rejected an ordinance that would have imposed a fine of $750 for any adult host that allows underage drinking at a private residence with three or more people present. A second violation would have subjected the host to a misdemeanor charge. Continue reading

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