If you’ve driven past 100 Billingsley Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, you might have noticed flags on the lawn – thousands of them. Those flags are meant to be a reminder to every driver in Mecklenburg County not to drink and drive. There are 3,053 flags, to mark the number of DWI charges filed … [Read more...] about What Are Thousands of Flags Doing on a Charlotte, NC Lawn?
If you’re ambitious, and concerned about the effects of drinking on your life, you might be halfway into Dry January by now. Good going. Originating in the U.K., Dry January was a creation of the charity Alcohol Concern, though there have been other drives to get people to abstain for that month … [Read more...] about Sometimes Dry January Isn’t Enough to Do the Job
If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in North Carolina, among the requirements you’ll need to fulfil is an alcohol assessment. A certified substance abuse counselor will interview you to determine if you have an alcohol or drug problem. The exact questions in the interview … [Read more...] about A North Carolina DWI –The Alcohol Assessment and Treatment Stage
Today's post comes to us from fellow ignition interlock provider, LifeSafer. Since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has marked April as an opportunity to raise awareness about the perils of excessive alcohol consumption. During NCADD's national Alcohol Awareness … [Read more...] about April is Alcohol Awareness Month