Blood alcohol content
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Since Dec. 13, law enforcement officers in 100 Los Angeles County jurisdictions have made 1,520 drunken or drugged driving arrests as of Christmas Day, up from 1,425 during the same time […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is speeding up research on safety systems that automatically prevent drivers from operating their cars if they are drunk or aren’t buckled properly. Officials also said Thursday that they expect […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as drinking and driving can be deadly, so can drinking and walking. Over a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving, […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force over the Fourth of July weekend, on the lookout for motorists driving while impaired or otherwise violating traffic laws, beginning tonight. The California […]
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona State University student who passed out from drinking tequila was left in wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors that he took part in […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators were weighing a recommendation Tuesday that states reduce their threshold for drunken driving from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05, a standard that has been shown to […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Airport police arrested an American Eagle pilot Friday after he failed a blood-alcohol breath test as he prepared to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York City, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Every state should require convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car’s engine if their breath tests positive for alcohol, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.