Category Archives: Drunk & Impaired Driving

DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise?

inno-admin/ April 10, 2019/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, dui checkpoints, DUI countermeasures, dui tactics, fair dui flyer, google, High Visibiliy Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Legislation & Public Policy, public policy, sobriety checkpoints, waze/ 0 comments

DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise? The goal of DUI checkpoints is primarily deterrence: to raise the perceived risk of arrest, and secondarily to enforce drunk and impaired driving laws. Checkpoint information such as location and time is often highly publicized in the targeted areas using High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) tactics to promote compliance with the law. But, not all agencies and

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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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Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective

inno-admin/ January 15, 2019/ alcohol monitoring programs, alcohol trends, continuous alcohol monitoring, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving trends, General, legislation, underage drinking/ 0 comments

Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective In the spirit of the new year ahead, we have decided to look back at some of the 2018 trends surrounding drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice. Problem Drinking & Driving It’s no secret that impaired driving is a widespread issue, but drinking and driving in certain age groups has its own set

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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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Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit

inno-admin/ December 11, 2018/ drinking and driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, DUI law, legal BAC, legal limit, Legislation & Public Policy/ 0 comments

Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit Utah will soon be the strictest state in the nation when it comes to DUI law. On December 30, 2018, the legal driving blood alcohol limit will be lowered from .08 to .05, making Utah the first state in the U.S. to officially put the law in place. Will Stricter Standards Reduce Drunk Driving? A

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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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What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US?

inno-admin/ November 15, 2018/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, biggest drinking day, Blackout Wednesday, Drunk & Impaired Driving, holiday drinking, Thanksgiving/ 0 comments

What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US? The day before Thanksgiving—known as Blackout Wednesday—is the biggest drinking day of the year in many areas of the United States. But why has this hump-day holiday become the most popular day to binge drink? With much of the workforce being off for a long weekend, people may feel inclined to drink without

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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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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drunk Driving

inno-admin/ October 19, 2018/ Drunk & Impaired Driving/ 0 comments

Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drunk Driving Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters—the last decade has seen a spike in the number of adults hosting spooky celebrations that include alcohol. Across the country, too many people will mix their booze with their boos before getting behind the wheel, making Halloween a dangerous night to be on the road. But Halloween

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Bartender Classes Could Prevent DUIs

inno-admin/ October 17, 2018/ Drunk & Impaired Driving/ 0 comments

Bartender Classes Could Prevent DUIs The California Highway Patrol made more than 32,000 DUI arrests in the first half of 2018, but a new program launched by the state aims to curb drunk driving and prevent DUIs. The California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) announced that its Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs (LEAD) class is now available online and in-person.

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