Category Archives: drunk driving

Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

inno-admin/ July 18, 2019/ ACTS, BAC testing, Breath Testing, DADSS, drinking and driving, Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, DUI costs, DUI technology, impaired driving, Monitoring & Technology, NHTSA, Volvo/ 0 comments

Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink Shortly after consuming that last drink, you choose to get in your car and drive home. Unwise as that decision may be, it’s yours to make. Soon, that decision may be made for you—by your car. With more than 10,000 lives and $44 billion lost as a result of drunk

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6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI

inno-admin/ March 19, 2019/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol related accidents, alcohol-impaired driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving/ 0 comments

6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI We’ve all read the frequent headlines about drunk driving crashes on highways and residential streets, in urban and rural areas, at excessive speeds and even driving well below the speed limit. A DUI arrest is not limited, however, to operating a car on a designated public road.  Each state determines the legality or criminality

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Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

inno-admin/ January 17, 2019/ alcohol abuse, drunk driving, DWI & Specialty Courts, legislation, Making a Difference, Veterans Issues, Veterans Treatment Courts/ 0 comments

Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are now more than 551 VTCs nationwide. Recent legislation will fund support staff at these alternative courts to assist veterans on their road to recovery. Veterans Treatment Courts Increase Assistance This fall, the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Study Examines Drinking Locations and Drunk Driving

inno-admin/ December 14, 2018/ alcohol research, drinking at home, drinking location, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, Societal Costs/ 0 comments

Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Study Examines Drinking Locations and Drunk Driving The Prevention Research Center at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) has released a new study focused on a less researched aspect of drinking and driving behavior—the location where the drinking event took place before drinkers get behind the wheel and drive. Where Have We Been When We

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Drunk Driving Deaths Dipped in 2017. But That’s Not the Whole Story.

inno-admin/ November 29, 2018/ alcohol facts, alcohol impaired crashes, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, drunk driving stats, dui, DUI stats, impaired driving, NHTSA, Societal Costs/ 0 comments

Drunk Driving Deaths Dipped in 2017. But That’s Not the Whole Story. In 2017, 10,874 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes, according to recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Based on the reported numbers, alcohol-impaired driving deaths dropped 1.1% from 2016. DUI Fatality Numbers for 2016 Revised Fewer fatalities are always good news. But it is

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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday

inno-admin/ November 15, 2018/ Blackout Wednesday, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, dui, holiday, Making a Difference, Thanksgiving/ 0 comments

Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football, and of course, food, but alcohol can often take center stage. Over the past five years, more than 800 people died in alcohol-involved crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period. And, with over 45 million Americans planning to take a Turkey Day road trip this year,

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Labor Day Fourth Deadliest Holiday for Drunk Driving

inno-admin/ August 28, 2018/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, General, Labor Day drunk driving, Labor Day Weekend, NHTSA/ 0 comments

Labor Day Fourth Deadliest Holiday for Drunk Driving As summer winds down, Americans are looking forward to Labor Day—the last holiday of the season and last chance to wear white. But a wardrobe faux pas isn’t the only thing to worry about during the holiday weekend. With 298 average traffic fatalities a year, Labor Day may mark the end of summer,

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In Best Known “Pot” State, Most Impaired Driving Still Linked to Alcohol

inno-admin/ August 16, 2018/ driving while high, drugged driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, dui, dui tactics, impaired driving, Law Enforcement/ 0 comments

In Best Known “Pot” State, Most Impaired Driving Still Linked to Alcohol When Colorado became the first U.S. state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana in 2014, some expressed concerns that the state would see a huge spike in drug-impaired driving. Four years later, the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice reports that cannabis alone accounts for about 6% of DUIs, while

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UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes

inno-admin/ August 2, 2018/ alcohol-involved crime, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, Global Perspective, Monitoring & Technology, pilot programs, UK/ 0 comments

UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes According to a recent bulletin from the Office for National Statistics, about 29.2 million adults in England drank alcohol in 2017, with 28.7% of men and 25.6% of women admitting to binge drinking on their heaviest drinking day. Not only are frequent visits to the pub commonplace in the

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Need a Sober Ride Home? There’s An App For That

inno-admin/ July 27, 2018/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, dui, dui tactics, impaired driving, NHTSA, smartphones, Societal Costs, technology, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Need a Sober Ride Home? There’s An App For That In 2016, nearly half of all drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes were between the ages of 16 and 34. And according to the Pew Research Center, more than 90% of Americans in that age group own a smartphone. Two mobile apps are tapping into those overlapping demographics to target

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