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NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit to Reduce Drunken Driving Deaths

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.

05/14/2013

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Transportation Officials Seeking Fresh Approach To Drunk Driving Deaths

Transportation safety officials are exploring ways to eliminate drunken driving deaths, which account for about a third of the nation’s more than 30,000 annual traffic fatalities — a share that has remained stubbornly unchanged since the late-1990s.

05/14/2013

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Virginia Driver Up For Parole After Killing Maryland Student

A drunken driver in prison for killing a Towson University student is up for parole after less than a year behind bars, and the victim’s family is trying to keep him in prison.

04/02/2013

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