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Jul 02, 2014, 12:20 ET

Tennessee Enacts New DUI Laws in Time for Deadly July 4th Holiday

 As people head in to the July 4th holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

Two New Tennessee Laws Will Clamp Down on State's Repeat Offenders

 As people head in to the July 4th holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws will go in to...

Feb 21, 2014, 10:30 ET

Intelligent Alcohol Monitors Map Your Face, Location

Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with...

Nov 20, 2013, 10:30 ET

Deadly DUI Season Begins Next Wednesday

 Here's one holiday tradition we could do without: Data from a number of organizations shows that binge drinking and drunk driving increase...

Oct 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

A Scary Pattern: Drinking Increases When Halloween Falls Closer to the Weekend

 Spirits may be responsible for mayhem this All Hallows' Eve, but they are likely to be of the manmade kind. Data on individuals monitored...

Jul 12, 2013, 13:30 ET

Government-Grade Facial ID for Drunk Drivers?

 When more than 4,000 judges meet in Washington, D.C., this Sunday, they're going to be testing an all-new breath testing technology that uses...

Jul 03, 2013, 06:00 ET

Alcohol Monitoring Systems Launches Handheld, Remote Breath Testing System for Drunk Drivers

 The company known for making SCRAM®, the world's first 24/7, transdermal alcohol monitoring system for repeat drunk drivers, has...

Mar 14, 2013, 08:00 ET

Weekend St. Patrick's Day Means Drinking Violations Skyrocket

Newly released alcohol monitoring data for drunk drivers shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, drinking violations skyrocket, with...

Dec 01, 2012, 09:45 ET

Laura's Law Changes Take Effect December 1st

 One of North Carolina's most notable legislative efforts this year will go into effect December 1, essentially expanding sanctions and...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:00 ET

Driving on Thanksgiving? Drinking Violations Jump 54% on Thanksgiving Day

 New data on repeat, high-risk drunk drivers ordered to be monitored continuously for drinking shows that violations increase an average of 54%...

Nov 17, 2012, 09:00 ET

DUI Offender Drinking Jumps 54% on Thanksgiving Day

New data on repeat, high-risk drunk drivers ordered to be monitored continuously for drinking shows that violations increase an average of 54% on...

Nov 09, 2012, 10:32 ET

Combat Veterans Find Sobriety, Redemption Through Kansas City Pilot Program

 When Vietnam Veteran Larry Strange stood before Veterans Court Judge Ardie Bland last month, a large audience, including Kansas City Mayor and...

Oct 26, 2012, 10:30 ET

Halloween Drinking Data May Scare You Sober, or at Least Keep You Home

 Newly released data on individuals monitored every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption shows drinking increases 20.4% on a weekday Halloween,...

Oct 25, 2012, 10:30 ET

Scared Sober? Data Shows Drinking Goes Up 25% on Halloween Weekend

Newly released data on individuals monitored every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption shows drinking increases 20.4% on a weekday Halloween, and...

Sep 27, 2012, 13:16 ET

NHTSA Profiles Buffalo DWI Program

 The New York 8th Judicial District Hybrid DWI Court was one of six jurisdictions in the U.S. profiled in a newly released National Highway...

Sep 19, 2012, 11:06 ET

Nebraska Program One of Six Studied by NHTSA for Transdermal Alcohol Testing Case Study

The Nebraska Supreme Court Office of Probation Administration was one of six jurisdictions in the U.S. chosen for a newly released National...

Sep 11, 2012, 11:31 ET

Wayne County Sheriff Reduces Costs, Clamps Down on Drunk Drivers

Wayne County Sheriff's Department officials began tightening down on the area's drunk drivers last October by integrating high-tech alcohol...

Sep 05, 2012, 11:00 ET

NHTSA Releases Study on Growing Use of Alcohol Anklets to Monitor Drunk Drivers

 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a new report, Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring: Case Studies, which...

Jul 11, 2012, 12:00 ET

Alcohol Monitoring Systems Achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

Littleton-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. (AMS), the world's largest provider of high-tech alcohol monitoring technologies, has been awarded...

Apr 04, 2012, 12:20 ET

Kootenai County Working to Stop Revolving Door of Drunk Drivers

Kootenai County Probation officials are tightening down on the area's repeat, highest-risk drunk drivers with an intensive supervision program. The...