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Florida police officer injured by DUI suspect after traffic stop

Filed under: Videos, Lexus, United States, Convertible, Police/Emergency A police officer in Florida is lucky to be alive after suffering serious injuries during a traffic stop in Florida. He pulled a vehicle over because the female driver was suspected of being under the influence. However, after a few questions, the woman sped away briefly trapping [...]

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Uber partners with local police to get drunk bar-goers home safely

Uber has long touted its positive impact on drunk driving rates, arguing that by giving inebriated drivers a convenient and affordable (outside surge periods) alternative to driving it’s saving lives. It’s sound logialc, no doubt, but it also relies on the alcohol-fueled decision-making of prospective users to be effective. Over the holidays, the company teemed [...]

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Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting to drunk driving

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety A defense attorney in Colorado Springs, CO is taking a different step in the fight against drunk driving, offering a $1,000 scholarship to teens willing to write about their experiences driving under the influence. Continue reading Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting to drunk driving Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting [...]

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CA Senator votes against Uber, despite conflict of interest, then promptly gets a DUI

When judges are asked to preside over a case involving family, or any similar conflict of interest, they are expected to recuse themselves. For California state Senators, apparently the same standard doesn’t apply. Last Thursday, San Diego Democrat Ben Hueso voted in favor of a bill that would make it far more difficult for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft [...]

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CA Senator votes against Uber, despite conflict of interest, then promptly gets a DUI

When judges are asked to preside over a case involving family, or any similar conflict of interest, they are expected to recuse themselves. For California state Senators, apparently the same standard doesn’t apply. Last Thursday, San Diego Democrat Ben Hueso voted in favor of a bill that would make it far more difficult for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft [...]

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Colorado motorist fatalities near historic lows since marijuana legalization passed

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety The argument regarding the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado has its fair share of both supporters and detractors. Some point to a drop in violent crimes and big bumps in tax revenue, while others will point to an increase the number of people driving under the influence. Interestingly, though, [...]

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OH man ticketed for holding sign warning of DUI checkpoint [w/videos]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos An Ohio man is in trouble with police after attempting to warn drivers of an upcoming drunk-driving checkpoint with a sign that read “DUI checkpoint ahead! Turn now!” Douglas Odolecki took to a street corner in Parma, OH to warn drivers, although police quickly intervened, ticketing him for his sign and [...]

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