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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.


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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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Md. Court Weighs Liability of Bars in DUI Cases

Maryland’s highest court is hearing arguments on whether or not a bar or restaurant can be held legally responsible for the actions of its inebriated customers.


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Supreme Court Wary of Warrantless Blood Tests in DUI Cases

The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to allow police to routinely order blood tests for unwilling drunken-driving suspects without at least trying to obtain a search warrant from a judge.



Gray Signs Two New Impaired-Driving Bills

Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed two new bills this morning to enhance impaired driving enforcement in the District.