Drunk Driving Accidents

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Preventing DUIs This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving begins the biggest holiday season of the year. But while there is much to celebrate, celebrating too much with alcohol can prove deadly. The periods surrounding Christmas and New Year’s are two …

December 5th, 2019

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U.S. Car Crashes Have Seen More Deaths Than Both World Wars Combined

We’ve read in our history books about the toll that both World Wars took on our country. To say that the loss was huge would be an understatement. But did you know that …

August 1st, 2019

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SEC Reverses Ban on Alcohol Sales at Sporting Events

According to a recent news release, the Southeastern Conference (SEC)—the collegiate athletic conference representing educational institutions in the southern United States—has lifted its long-standing ban on alcohol sales at sports venues. A detailed …

June 14th, 2019

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Two Drivers Facing DUI Charges After Fatal Collision

A crash involving two alleged drunk drivers in Calcasieu Parish has left one passenger dead. An article on this emerging story is available here. According to Louisiana State Police Troop D, the two-vehicle …

May 20th, 2019

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Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash Believed to Have Been Impaired

Louisiana State Police have arrested a driver they believe to have been impaired at the time of his involvement in a fatal vehicle collision in St. Landry Parish. An article on this ongoing …

May 6th, 2019

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Vehicle Breathalyzers Seek to Reduce Repeat DUI Offenses

Many states are mandating that installation ignition interlocks—breathalyzer devices which prevent a vehicle from starting if the operator’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is above a set level—are used for those with Driving Under …

February 18th, 2019

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Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Provides Insight into Teenage Drinking

Each year, universities and colleges acknowledge the third week of October as National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW). Schools across the country offer informational programs—including discussion forums and educational initiatives—designed to increase understanding …

October 17th, 2018

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Drunk Driving
Crash in Walker Caused by Driver Who is Suspected of Driving Impaired

Impaired Driving continues to remain a prevalent issue throughout the United States. Almost 29 people in the US die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes every day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. …

February 27th, 2018

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Super Bowl LII is Almost Here! What are Your Plans to Avoid Drunk Driving?

Last year, approximately 111.3 million Americans tuned-in to watch the Super bowl and the viewership for this year’s Super Bowl is expected to be nearly just as high. Many people will travel to …

February 2nd, 2018

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Happy New Year
Be Safe this New Year’s, Don’t Drink & Drive!

This Sunday night, many families and friends will join one another in celebrating beginning of a new year. However, New Year’s is actually the most popular drinking holiday therefore many will be celebrating …

December 29th, 2017

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