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Drunk Driving

He Gave Me a Breathalyzer Test That I Couldn't Refuse

Janis Powers | Posted 07.24.2015 | Crime
Janis Powers

As we debate the boundaries of law enforcement's authority, I am reminded of my own recent run-in with a traffic cop in New Zealand.

Drunk Driving Suspect Found Naked On Barn Roof, Police Say

AP | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.20.2015 | Weird News

State police say a drunken driving suspect ran away from the scene of a central Pennsylvania crash but was found on a nearby barn roof — naked &...

Tennessee Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign Blasted For Sexist Message

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women

An anti-drunk driving campaign in Tennessee has received a lot of negative feedback for its sexist message. According to The Tennesseean, the state&rs...

10 Illinois Cities With the Most DUI Arrests in 2014

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.15.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

From almost 700 surveys conducted by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists, the police departments of Illinois have revealed crucial information about the DUI rates in Illinois.

The Disturbing Truth About Driving While Stoned | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose Published: July 06, 2015 02:27pm ET on LiveScience. Most Americans think that driving while high on marijuana isn't that...

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled For July 4, 1776

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.01.2015 | Comedy

Hear ye, hear ye! Designate a coachman!

The Hamptons You Don't Know: When My Town 'Banned' Uber

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Walker Bragman

Let me tell you about my town. Every summer thousands of people flood in from all over the country to get a taste of "The Hamptons" lifestyle. The roads clog with motorists, the stores fill, and money flows.

Intoxicated School Bus Driver Crashed With 35 Students On Board: Police

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

A New York school bus driver is accused of drunken driving after crashing a bus carrying 35 students into a telephone pole on Monday. New York Stat...

My Mission To End Drunk Driving

Jimmy Anderson | Posted 06.21.2015 | Impact
Jimmy Anderson

When it comes drunk driving, what people are missing is a way to ensure that they are safe and legal to drive, no matter what the circumstances.

15 Shocking Alcohol Statistics for Alcohol Awareness Month

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

Often times, people get caught up in the glitz and glamour of alcohol. Cocktails for every occasion, drinks that smell good and look pretty, and the f...

Woman Who Drove Drunk To Group Sex Meet-Up Had Son In Car: Police

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

A Pennsylvania woman arrested after driving drunk with her son in the car was on her way to have group sex with three other people, according to polic...

Matt Ferner

STUDY: Stoned Drivers At Far Lower Risk Of Crash Than Drunken Drivers | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

A government study on impaired driving released last week found that drivers who had used marijuana were at a far lower risk of getting into a car acc...

Fewer Drivers Are Drinking Behind The Wheel, But More Are Using Drugs

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of drivers on the road with alcohol in their systems has declined by nearly one-third since 2007, but there has been a ...

Uber Can't Really Prove That It's Caused A Reduction In Drunk Driving Accidents

ProPublica | Ryann Grochowski Jones | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business

Where's the evidence, Uber?

8 Illinois Counties With Some of the Highest DUI Arrests

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.01.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

While the number of alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in Illinois has decreased 37.8 percent between 2002 and 2012 -- in large part because of increased awareness, tougher punishments and legislative action -- drunk driving remains a serious problem in Illinois, though more severe in some parts of the state than others.

Cops: Drunken Driver Hit Squad Car While Officers Were Dealing With Other Drunken Driver

AP | Posted 01.26.2015 | Weird News

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) -- Police in a Dallas suburb say a drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with anot...

Don't Rush the Marijuana Breathalyzer Into "Zero Tolerance" States

Adam Banner | Posted 03.22.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

As a criminal defense lawyer, I've handled a few DUI cases in my time. Still, the last thing I want is to share the road with an impaired driver. DUI defense isn't about supporting drunk or drugged driving; it's about making sure the legal system runs correctly.

10 Reasons New Year's Eve Isn't Worth The Hype

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

To be honest, there are multiple reasons that NYE is actually sort of a shitty holiday. So why isn't it worth all the hype it receives?

This New Phone App Can Tell When You've Had Too Much To Drink

AP | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are — and hail a ride home. ...

Katy Hall

When Will Texting And Driving Be As Taboo As Drunken Driving? | Katy Hall | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to texting and driving, the problem isn't a lack of awareness about the risk. Ninety-eight percent of people know that it's dangerous, y...

Am I a Drug Addict or Just Really Fun? (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

In episode 5 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny decides to clean up his act and get a real job (as a babysitter). However, the interview goes south when Danny's partying history catches up with him.

Rick Berman Caught on Tape: Hear His 10 Tactics to Aid Dirty Energy Corps

Lisa Graves | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lisa Graves

Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements, including on efforts to increase the minimum wage for workers.

Putting Marijuana DUI in Perspective

Sam Tracy | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Tracy

We must consider the risk involved and make sure the punishment fits the crime. While weak DUI laws clearly jeopardize public safety, overly strict rules or harsh penalties can ruin the lives of innocent drivers who aren't truly impaired.

Drunk vs. Distracted Driving in DC and the 50 States

Kat Haselkorn | Posted 12.16.2014 | DC
Kat Haselkorn

As the drunk driving fatality rate continues its decades-long decline, the danger of distracted driving is worsening as smartphone usage increases.

WATCH: Maui Man Drives Car Through Marathon Crowd

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

Rustyn Pajimola-Aiu, a 22-year-old Maui man, was charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly drove his car through a crowd near the st...