Warmest wishes for a happy holiday and a safe New Year. Please drive safely and, of course, use a designated driver if you're drinking. A lot depends on it. - Monitech Ignition Interlock … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays from Monitech
It’s up there with the worst wedding memories ever, probably. A woman in Marana, Arizona caused a three-car crash not long ago. She was arrested and tested for impairment. That in itself wouldn’t be big news, even in Arizona, which is fairly sane in the drunk driving world. But the woman was wearing … [Read more...] about Get Me to the Church On Time? But With a DUI…?
In fixing drunk driving charges, most states make a distinction between run-of-the mill intoxicated and extremely drunk. The principle is that it’s worse to drive if the alcohol level is high enough to make a driver unable to control his or her vehicle at all. Some states use “drunk” and “super … [Read more...] about A Scottsdale Crash Reveals the Nature of Extreme DUI
This story has everything – or at least, everything that has come to typify our offbeat drunk driving stories. See if we’ve missed any elements. Sports figure. The story concerns David Parry, defensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts, who was recently arrested in Scottsdale. According to the … [Read more...] about Arizona NFL Golf Cart DUI Story Has It All.
All right. Let’s see what we can learn from this one. Arizona troopers last week got a report of a rollover near 56th Street in Phoenix. They arrived and found the crashed truck – but no driver. It didn’t take long to locate the one responsible for the rollover. A man fell out of a tree near the … [Read more...] about Is Drunk Driving in Arizona Too Common? In Phoenix DUIs Fall From Trees.
As it is now, so it has always been: the holidays are a dangerous time of year on the roads. People were always aware of it, though, as evidenced by this PSA by the National Foundation for Highway Safety, a Connecticut-based group that seems to have disappeared or been absorbed into another body. … [Read more...] about Throwback Thursday: 1950s Christmas Drunk Driving Message
If you’re ordered to install an ignition interlock in your vehicle, there’s a good reason for that: the courts and the public want reassurance that you won’t drive again while impaired. And we’ll assume you’re a responsible driver who won’t have any more violations. But you’ll still have the … [Read more...] about 9 Explanations You Can Give for Having an Ignition Interlock in your Car
As expected, the The City of Phoenix Police Department were out in force on Cinco de Mayo, ready to apprehend any drunk drivers who might have made it onto the road. This time the police also sent out another kind of workforce to aid the fight against drunk driving: they released a set of drunk … [Read more...] about Phoenix Police Launch New Anti-DUI Weapon: The Meme