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Study: Drunk Driving Deaths Under-Reported In U.S.

A new study has found that drunk driving deaths are under-reported in U.S. traffic deaths.

03/24/2014

WASHINGTON - JUNE 26:  Cars sit in heavy traffic on 14th Street as Constitution Avenue is closed off due to heavy flooding June 26, 2006 in Washington, DC. More than 5 inches or rain fell in the nation's capital yesterday as the east coast of the U.S. has been hit by torrential rains with more expected in the next several days.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Feds Consider Tech Requirements To Prevent Car Accidents, Drunk Driving

Federal officials are planning to announce Monday whether automakers should be required to equip new cars and light trucks with technology that enables vehicles to communicate with each other to prevent collisions. Such vehicle-to-vehicle communication could transform traffic safety.

02/03/2014

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Va. Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For Two Drunk Driving Deaths

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the drunken driving deaths of two people.

01/17/2014

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Virginia State Police Beef Up For New Year’s Eve

Virginia State Police will be out in force New Year’s Eve to keep revelers in check.

12/31/2013

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Officials Warn of the Dangers While Riding Drunk on the Metro

There have been over half a dozen recent incidents involving drunk passengers and that has Metro officials reminding people to be smart if they’re using the rail system this New Year’s Eve.

12/30/2013

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U.S. Pushes States on Disabling Drunk Drivers’ Cars

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants states to require first-time drunken drivers to use alcohol breath monitors before they get behind the wheel.

12/17/2013

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NFL Players Union Offers Safe, Discreet Ride Home for Intoxicated Players

The NFL players union has set up a system to provide safe rides for its members.

09/04/2013

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Police Cracking Down on Drunk Driving for July 4th

The estimated 1.1 million 4th of July travelers in Virginia will be under the watchful eye of Virginia State Police.

07/03/2013

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Frederick Pedestrian Dies 10 Days After Collision

Frederick police say an allegedly drunken driver may face new charges now that the pedestrian injured in a collision has died.

05/13/2013

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MADD: Most Teen Drinking Deaths Not Result of Drunk Driving

Underage drinkers are almost as likely to become the victim of a homicide as they are to die as a result of drunk driving. In fact, contrary to popular belief, the majority of alcohol related deaths among teens do not occur in the car, a new study shows.

04/17/2013

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