WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is expressing doubts about laws in at least a dozen states that make it a crime for people suspected of drunken driving to refuse to take alcohol tests.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The number of drivers on the road with alcohol in their systems has declined by nearly one-third since 2007, but there has been a large increase in drivers using marijuana and other illegal drugs, a government report released Friday found.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
A suspected drunk driver killed at least two people and injured 23 others early Thursday morning when he evaded a traffic stop and plowed through barricades set up for the South by Southwest festival, the Austin Police Department said.
By Joshua Barajas
New drunken-driving laws in British Columbia have led to a dramatic decrease (roughly 50%). Officials ramped up penalties on drivers who tested at a lower blood alcohol level (.05, as opposed to the current .08 legal standard) and authorized police…
A 20-year ER veteran, Dr. Roy Purssell talks about drunk driving and possible deterrents.
By News Desk
"I've seen the worst tragedies." --Dr. Roy Purssell From inside the emergency room at Vancouver General Hospital, Dr. Roy Purssell has seen the damage caused by drunken driving firsthand. As heartbreaking as those tragedies were, Purssell was equally alarmed…
By PBS NewsHour
New drunk-driving laws in British Columbia have led to a dramatic decrease (roughly 50%) in alcohol-related fatalities over the past two years. Officials ramped up penalties on drivers who tested at a lower blood alcohol level (.05, as opposed to…
High Court Examines Whether the Police Need a Warrant to Test Blood Alcohol…
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