Drinking and Driving
There are laws that make bars and bartenders legally responsible if they let an intoxicated customer drive away. Does the same hold true for valets?
If there were no penalties, monetary concern on the part of the establishment that makes money off the alcohol would almost certainly override all other concerns.
This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.
There is a recent trend to warn people about ‘buzzed driving’ because it may pose a serious danger to the driver and others.
Two Connecticut teenagers were arrested last month and charged with reckless endangerment after allowing a highly-intoxicated friend to drive. She died.
New Year’s celebrations mean that drunk drivers will be on the road. Wear seat belts and do what you can to avoid becoming a statistic.
The BAC Alcohol Calculator will let you input the drinks you’ve had and estimate your blood alcohol content – as well as when that will reach zero.
Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.
Thanksgiving is a great holiday for the family and there is no doubt that the roads are packed but with all of the travel comes risk.
What do the police need to prove to arrest you for drunk driving? You’d be surprised.
There will be a lot of people on the road for Thanksgiving. Drive carefully and make sure everyone is buckled in.
It seems every Labor Day holiday there are auto accidents that are the result of individuals leaving a gathering after having too much to drink. What starts as a happy time ends up as a crisis situation.
It may be widely known that if you own a bar and a patron gets into his car drunk and hurts others, you can be sued – but there are other situations as well where you can be held liable for someone else’s bad behavior.
The Pennsylvania Senate has passed and sent to the House a bill designed to save the lives of minors involved in excess drinking.
During the Super Bowl, think about what you are eating and try to not overdo it. Moderation is the goal.