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Health: Study Claims One Drink Can Turn Those Over 55 Into Dangerous Drivers

It seems innocent enough. Doctors say that, for most people, one drink won’t get them legally drunk. But new research has found that for people over 55, one drink can turn them into dangerous drivers.

03/07/2014

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Former Pennsylvania State Trooper Pleads Guilty In Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

A former Pennsylvania State Trooper who was off-duty and drunk behind the wheel will spend at least six months behind bars in connection with a fiery, deadly crash on the Turnpike near Plymouth Meeting nearly two years ago.

03/05/2014

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Allowing Someone Drunk To Drive May Result In Your Arrest

Two Connecticut teenagers were arrested last month and charged with reckless endangerment after allowing a highly-intoxicated friend to drive. She died.

01/09/2014

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Old Dangers On New Year’s Eve

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.

12/31/2013

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BAC Alcohol Calculator

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.

12/30/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Another Main Line Mom Charged With DUI Crash With Child In The Car

A 32-year-old mother faces drunk driving and child endangerment charges after police say she plowed into the rear of a car Thursday night in Villanova, causing a chain-reaction crash. Officers found her 5-year-old son in the backseat.

12/06/2013

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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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Safe Travels Over Thanksgiving

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.

11/28/2013

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College Students Admit To Digital Distractions

Most college students admit to texting and driving and many check their smartphones more than 10 times a day, while in class.

11/13/2013

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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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Scared Into Good Health

Commercials and public service announcements often use fear to try to scare someone into healthier behavior. But is it a good idea to frighten people? And, is it effective?

10/29/2013

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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

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Jon Sandusky, Son Of Jerry, Accused Of Drunk Driving

Cleveland Browns executive Jon Sandusky, the son of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky, was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of drunken driving.

10/09/2013

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Pa. Woman Sentenced For Crash That Injured NJ Cop

A Pa. woman who was driving drunk when she crashed into a police cruiser in South Jersey last year has been sentenced to 364 days in jail.

10/05/2013

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Drunk Students More Likely To Drive

A new study suggests students who know alcohol and driving don’t mix are less likely to use good judgment once they’re drunk.

09/20/2013

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