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(The parents of Kenton Iwaniec present breathalyzers to Montco sheriff Russell Bono.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Breathalyzers Donated to Montco Sheriff To Check Defendants Arriving For Court

“Some individuals actually come to court under the influence of alcohol, and some of them drive to court that way,” Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono tells KYW Newsradio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Montco Woman Charged With DUI Homicide in Crash That Killed Her Husband

Prosecutors say Alexandria Cogan had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when she got behind the wheel on August 19th. In the passenger seat was her husband, Stuart.

12/29/2014

(Montgomery County, Pa. sheriff Russell Bono, flanked by assistant DA Bradford Richman, left, and DA Risa Ferman, right, talks about the DUI sweep.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Nine Nabbed in Montco For Ignoring DUI Court

“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.

12/22/2014

DUI Cases

DUI Conviction Doesn’t Require Breath Test

Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of DWI mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.

12/03/2014

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Del. Man Picks Up 9th DUI At Yard Sale

A Delaware man trying to score a deal at a yard sale over the weekend ended up with his 9th DUI instead.

07/07/2014

(The Philadelphia Police Department's DUI checkpoint truck.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Area Police Forces Stepping Up DUI Enforcement As Holiday Approaches

July 4th is next weekend, but police throughout Pennsylvania are hitting the streets starting tonight to nab impared drivers.

06/27/2014

The US Coast Guard conducts a simulated "BUI" ("boating under the influence") stop on the Delaware River.  Photo by John Ostapkovich.

Drunk Driving, and Boating, Targeted by Phila. Area Law Enforcement

Public safety officials gathered along the Delaware riverfront to warn against a list of activities that become very dangerous when intoxicants are added.

06/23/2014

DUI Cases

Erratic Driving Not Required For DUI

Can you be ticketed for DUI even when not driving erratically?

06/05/2014

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No Breathalyzer Needed For DUI Conviction

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.

11/29/2013

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Underage Drinking Could Cost You

Unlike drunk driving, in which you are considered impaired if your blood alcohol level is .08, to prove underage drinking, your blood alcohol level only has to be .02.

11/07/2013

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DUI Doesn’t Mean Drunk Driving

A Connecticut woman found out the hard way that to be arrested for DUI, you don’t have to be drunk.

10/18/2013

(A breath test administered with an Alcotest tester.  File photo)

After Challenge, NJ Top Court Affirms Most DUI Breath Test Results

Alcotest replaced the Breathalyzer over a decade ago, and its accuracy has been challenged in court a number of times since then.

09/19/2013

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Police: Intoxicated Man Drove Car Into Dry Cleaners

Delaware State Police say a man driving under the influence of alcohol crashed his car into a dry cleaners business.

02/02/2013

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Refusing A Breathalyzer

Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalizer test they can’t be convicted. They’re wrong twice.

12/19/2012

Drowsy Driving Liability

Can you be liable for drowsy driving? Or responsible if you know that someone else is tired behind the wheel?

12/10/2012

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