It’s still early days for self-driving cars. Inch by inch the technology is improving, such that the idea of sitting back and letting the car do the driving is not nearly so strange as it seemed just a couple of years ago. Still, every mishap with one of these self-guided wonders raises the … [Read more...] about Self-Driving Cars: Not as Scary as Drunk Drivers
As the digits move on and 2015 turns to 2016, we tend to look back on the year and choose an area in our lives that we might want to improve with our New Year's resolutions: Lots of people choose health: exercise, lose weight, eat better. Others choose money: save more, spend less. We all … [Read more...] about 3 New Year’s Resolutions That No One Makes, But Everyone Should
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” goes the song. And for many Christmastime is indeed a joy. Even those who aren’t raised with Christmas traditions enjoy the lights, music, parties, gifts and cheer. It’s hard not to think about the holiday in December, so plentiful are the … [Read more...] about Don’t Let the Happiest Holiday Become the Saddest Anniversary
Most users of ignition interlocks have installed the device because they’ve been ordered to by a judge or other official, or they’ve been advised to do so as proof of their good intentions prior to a court appearance. However, every installer also does voluntary ignition interlock installations … [Read more...] about Should I Volunteer to Have an Ignition Interlock Installed In My Car?
About twelve score and one year ago – time flies, doesn’t it? – our forefathers signed an angry but well-considered document now known as the Declaration of Independence. Essentially, it said that the Colonies were splitting with Britain for: Not letting colonists pass the laws they wanted … [Read more...] about Driving Drunk on July 4th Was Not What Our Founding Fathers Had in Mind
Even if no one is injured and no property is damaged, a DWI has lasting consequences for the offender. After the fine is paid, after the alcohol assessment and treatment, even after the ignition interlock period has been installed, used and removed, anyone who has been caught driving drunk faces … [Read more...] about Should Ignition Interlocks Lower Your Car Insurance Rate After a DWI?
Drunk driving continues to take a toll on lives in North Carolina. In 2013, the last year for which we have complete statistics, 372 people died in crashes in which a driver had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or greater. Many thousands more were injured. And while drunk driving is on the … [Read more...] about Confiscate Cars of DWI Offenders to Install an Ignition Interlock?