Tag: Driving

College Alcohol Amnesty Policies (“Good Samaritan” Policies)

What is College Alcohol Amnesty? College alcohol amnesty policies for students are becoming wide-spread. These Good Samaritan policies are designed to protect the health and lives of students who over-consume alcohol. If they need medical help, speed is important. College alcohol amnesty assures people that they won’t be disciplined for obtaining that help. Nor will […]

DWI and DUI Facts and Fiction: Urban Myths

Many myths surround the subject of DWI and DUI.* Scientific information and evidence is used here to correct some of those myths. It’s fun to discover DWI and DUI facts and fiction. Share them with your family and friends! Myth: Sucking on pennies will lower a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reading. Fact: Sucking on […]

Drinking and Driving Facts and Solutions

Drinking and driving while either impaired or drunk is dangerous. Drivers with high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) are at much greater risk of traffic crashes. This means more injuries and deaths. I. The Drinking and Driving Problem Every single injury and death caused by drunk driving is totally preventable. The proportion of alcohol-impaired drinking and […]

Unreliable Breathalyzer Tests: Innocent Drivers Harmed

Unreliable breathalyzer tests unjustly harm innocent drivers. Strict enforcement of DWI and DUI laws is essential. It increases public safety and reduces needless injuries and deaths. But we must prevent innocent drivers from unreliable breathalyzer tests. Unreliable breathalyzer tests can provide falsely high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) results. In reality, these devices don’t actually measure […]

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