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  • Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives January 17, 2019
    Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are now more than 551 VTCs nationwide. Recent legislation will fund support staff at these alternative courts to assist veterans on their road to recovery.
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  • Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective January 15, 2019
    In the spirit of the new year ahead, we have decided to look back at some of the 2018 trends surrounding drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice.
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  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Study Examines Drinking Locations and Drunk Driving December 14, 2018
    The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) has released a new study focused on a less researched aspect of drinking and driving behavior—the location where the drinking event took place before drinkers get behind the wheel and drive.
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  • Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit December 11, 2018
    Utah will soon be the strictest state in the nation when it comes to DUI law. On December 30, 2018, the legal driving blood alcohol limit will be lowered from .08 to .05, making Utah the first state in the U.S. to officially put the law in place.
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  • Drunk Driving Deaths Dipped in 2017. But That’s Not the Whole Story. November 29, 2018
    In 2017, 10,874 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes, according to recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Based on the reported numbers, alcohol-impaired driving deaths dropped 1.1% from 2016. DUI Fatality Numbers for 2016 Revised Fewer fatalities are always good news. But it is worth noting that NHTSA’s Alcohol-Impaired Driving: […]
    Alison Betts
  • What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US? November 15, 2018
    The day before Thanksgiving—known as Blackout Wednesday—is the biggest drinking day of the year in many areas of the United States. But why has this hump-day holiday become the most popular day to binge drink?
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  • Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday November 15, 2018
    Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football, and of course, food, but alcohol can often take center stage. Over the past five years, more than 800 people died in alcohol-involved crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
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  • Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame? November 12, 2018
    Higher hospital admissions rates in the UK could be linked to alcohol vendors, according to a recently released study conducted by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). Alcohol-Related Hospital Admissions Linked to Alcohol Vendors The study, funded by Alcohol Research UK, is the largest of its kind worldwide and reviewed data […]
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  • Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC October 30, 2018
    10 Arrested in Death of LSU Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual South Carolina Frat Member Found Dead After St. Patrick’s Day Party, Died of Alcohol Poisoning Medical Examiner Rules Alcohol a Factor in Death of U of M Student Headlines like these are all too common in the world of college fraternities, and with over […]
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  • Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drunk Driving October 19, 2018
    Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters—the last decade has seen a spike in the number of adults hosting spooky celebrations that include alcohol. Across the country, too many people will mix their booze with their boos before getting behind the wheel, making Halloween a dangerous night to be on the road. But Halloween drunk driving, […]
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