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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame?

Inno-admin/ November 12, 2018/ alcohol licensing, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol research, alcohol-related hospital admission, Global Perspective, UK

Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame? Higher hospital admissions rates in the UK could be linked to alcohol vendors, according to a recently released study conducted by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). Alcohol-Related Hospital Admissions Linked to Alcohol Vendors The study, funded by Alcohol Research UK, is the largest of its kind worldwide

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Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC

Inno-admin/ October 30, 2018/ alcohol ban, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol-related death, college drinking, Legislation & Public Policy, Making a Difference, NIC, underage drinking

Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC 10 Arrested in Death of LSU Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual South Carolina Frat Member Found Dead After St. Patrick’s Day Party, Died of Alcohol Poisoning Medical Examiner Rules Alcohol a Factor in Death of U of M Student Headlines like these are all too common in the world of college fraternities,

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