If you carpool, you place your trust in whoever is driving that day. Chances are you’ll get where you’re going, but you never know when the person whose turn it is to drive will show up tired, preoccupied – or drunk. Self-driving cars will fix that. The ones Waymo are working on are already … [Read more...] about Waymo: Soon Your Phoenix Carpool Driver Won’t Ever Be Drunk
Last September a Chevrolet driven by a man named Robert Kite flew off an elevated highway ramp onto the road about 300 feet below. Robert Kite, a father of six, was killed instantly. Since his blood alcohol level was 3 times the legal limit, the North Carolina ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) … [Read more...] about Do You Punish a Restaurant for Serving Drinks That Killed a Man?
While a number of Arizona’s road safety laws could use some improvement, it’s well known that the state’s drunk driving laws are fine specimens that other states should imitate. One of the ways in which Arizona deals with the problem of impaired drivers is to put some thought into classification: … [Read more...] about Arizona Can Hit You With 3 Different DUI Charges
Few things are scarier on the road – for good reason – than seeing a driver come at you on your side of the road. Wrong-way drivers cause collisions that take a particularly horrific toll, and Arizona legislators are concerned that there are too many of them in the state. Which is why they’re … [Read more...] about Is Arizona Targeting Wrong-Way Drivers the Right Way?
A man drives recklessly, killing a mother and injuring her two small children. And he spends no time in prison. It doesn’t seem fair. And in fact, it isn’t. It happened in Chandler, Arizona – a man named William Epperlein failed to see a red light. He had a long history of DUI, speeding, and … [Read more...] about Can a Man Kill a Mother of 2 and Escape Arizona Prison?
A lot of people are riding mopeds in North Carolina because they have DWIs. Since no license or insurance is required to drive a moped in the state, the scooters are a logical means of transport for someone who’s lost his or her driver’s license. The last thing you're thinking about is the … [Read more...] about Is a DWI on a Moped Possible in North Carolina? Yes!
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has been doling out wads of cash lately. The recipients are agencies that promote highway safety in all its forms. Recently the Marana Police Department received, among others, a $15,000 grant to expand its programs that raise awareness of the effects of … [Read more...] about Marana PD Grant Will Teach Citizens to Know their Limit
Maybe she thought it was dark, so she could get away. It’s hard to know what’s on some people’s minds when they’re intoxicated. Not long ago a woman crashed into a power pole in Burlington, North Carolina at about 3 in the morning. The crash knocked out power in the intersection. Sensing that … [Read more...] about Drunk Driver Crashes into Power Pole, Then Flees – Unsuccessfully.