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Aug 24, 2015, 14:23 ET

Back-to-school season most dangerous time for binge drinking

While the first few weeks of the school year can be some of the most exciting for college students, they are also some of the most dangerous when...

May 14, 2015, 14:52 ET

NHTSA Releases New Study on DUI Recidivism

 Recently released research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is giving communities new reasons to consider...

Apr 14, 2015, 15:00 ET

West Huddleston, CEO of NADCP, to Join Alcohol Monitoring Systems

 C. West Huddleston, chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), is joining Denver-based...

Mar 12, 2015, 11:30 ET

How Does Your State Rank for St. Patty's Day Drinking?

 While corned beef and green rivers are popular St. Patrick's Day traditions, for many the main focus of the holiday is alcohol. And newly...

Nov 21, 2014, 13:11 ET
Infographic from Alcohol Monitoring Systems highlights alarming increases in binge drinking, DUIs between Thanksgiving eve and New Year's Day.

Alarming Stats Show Holiday Drinking an Issue for Many

Statistics released from a number of organizations show that binge drinking and drunk driving increase astronomically during the holidays,...

Nov 10, 2014, 12:30 ET

Military Veterans Find Help, Hope in Special Michigan Court

The Genesee County Veterans Treatment Court is more than a courtroom. It's become a living memorial to those who have served their country, and...

Nov 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Justice-Involved Veterans Find Help and Hope in Special Michigan Court

 The Genesee County Veterans Treatment Court is more than a courtroom. It's become a living memorial to those who have served their country,...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
Boos and Booze: Friday Halloween Means More Drinking, DUIs

Beware Trick or Treaters: Friday Halloweens Most Dangerous

 A new report that tracks the drinking behavior of more than 380,000 DUI offenders 24/7 shows that when Halloween falls on a Friday, drinking...

Oct 22, 2014, 11:00 ET
Boos and Booze: The dangers of drinking and driving on a Friday Halloween.

Mixing Boos and Booze: Friday Halloween Most Dangerous

 A new report that tracks the drinking behavior of more than 380,000 DUI offenders 24/7 shows that when Halloween falls on a Friday, drinking...

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
Traditional alcohol breath testing meets high-tech, intelligent facial mapping.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc.)

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
Binge drinking, DUIs, injuries and fatalities skyrocket during the holidays. View and share this Infographic on the risks of the season. Let's Change the Trend. www.alcoholmonitoring.com/soberdaysfortheholidays.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc.)

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...