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Drunken Driving

Bizarre Explanation From Lawmaker's Lawyer After DUI Arrest

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

South Carolina state Rep. Ted Vick (D) was arrested for suspected drunk driving early Wednesday morning, after a Bureau of Protective Services officer...

Democratic Lawmaker Arrested For Second DUI Charge In A Year

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

Less than a year after making headlines for being arrested on a DUI charge, South Carolina state Rep. Ted Vick (D) is again in hot water for suspected...

Federal Agency: Blood Alcohol Limit For Drivers Should Be 0.05 Percent

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

(Updates with vote) WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - The top U.S. transportation safety agency voted on Tuesday to recommend a lower blo...

GOP Senator Makes Court Appearance Over DUI

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT and REBECCA BOONE | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of driving while intoxicated and then apologized for his actions and...

Leader To Step Down After Drunken Driving Arrest

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — FAA administrator Randy Babbitt resigned Tuesday as head of the Federal Aviation Administration following his arrest over the weeke...

Lindsay Lohan Checks Into LA County Jail For Violating Probation

AP | BY GREG RISLING | Posted 01.07.2012 | Celebrity

LYNWOOD, Calif. — Lindsay Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail early Monday, less than five hours after she arrived at the crowded ...

Drunk Man Blames 'Colorblind' Horse For Running Red Light: Cops

Posted 10.09.2011 | Weird News

A drunken man accused of running a red light in a horse and carriage tried to pin the blame on his pony, according to police. John Mulvenna, of Eng...

Drunk Driver Guilty Of Unforgettable Mug Shot

Posted 09.26.2011 | Weird News

For the fifth time since 2004, Cory Smits of Two Rivers, Wis. was convicted of operating while intoxicated, according to The Herald Time Reporter. ...

Daniel Baldwin's Wife Gets 10 Days In Jail

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 09.20.2011 | Divorce

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) -- A contrite former model married to actor Daniel Baldwin promised a judge on Wednesday that she would begin Alcoholics Anonym...

Drunken Driving Suspect Arrested -- Twice Within Six Hours

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Make that a double. Police in North Carolina arrested Eleanor Anderson Thompson for drunken driving on June 10 twice within a six hour period. A...

Motorcycle DUI Suspect Blames Wreck On 'Boogeyman'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Motorcycle accidents are certainly scary -- but police in Florida say they're not the work of the boogeyman. After being found trapped underneath a...

Cops: Drunken Man Steals Steamroller, Gets Rolled Over

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

This is no way to roll a drunk. Canadian law enforcement officials say a drunk man took a steamroller for a joyride, only to see that heavy machine...

Cops: Man Beat Himself Up To Avoid Drunken Driving Charges

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

FARMINGTON, Conn. -- Connecticut police say a man punched himself in the face, tore his shirt and threw his wallet and keys in a river to convince pol...

Ohio DUI Suspect Keeps Cop Waiting At Taco Bell Drive-Thru

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio -- Police in Ohio say a woman insisted on picking up some fast food before she allowed an officer to charge her with drunken driv...

The Designated Driver Campaign: Why It Worked

Jay Winsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jay Winsten

Despite the Designated Driver campaign's success in making the term a household phrase, some 13,000 people will still lose their lives this year to alcohol-related incidents. Help this NYE to make sure everyone has a DD.