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Posted 10 months ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Aaron Kase  
Varying Drink Sizes and Alcohol Concentrations Lead to DUI

Consumers who go out for just a couple drinks might find themselves drunker than planned and at risk of a DUI if they don’t watch the portion sizes and alcohol content in their beverages. Drink sizes in bars and restaurants can vary widely, and many beers and cocktails contain higher alcohol concentrations than are accounted for in traditional measures of how many drinks a person can have and stay under the legal limit for driving. A new report by the …

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Posted 10 months ago in Crime Driving & Motor Vehicles by Josh Crank  
Drunk Woman Calls 911 for Help Getting Out of Her Car

Sure, Harry Houdini may have successfully crawled through six feet of earth after being buried alive. But could he get out of his own car with ten shots of vodka sloshing around in his belly? That answer may be lost to history, but if you ask 55-year-old Carol Frances Omeara of Billings, Mont., she can tell you that it’s no simple task. Omeara earned her fourth drunk driving charge after calling 911 to report that she was “just too damn …

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YouTube Confessor to Fatal DUI to Change Not Guilty Plea

A 22-year-old Ohio man admitted via online video that he killed another man in a drunk driving accident. And next week, he’ll admit as much to a judge. Matt Cordle’s stunning confession was delivered through a professionally produced video posted on a website called “because I said I would,” which claims to be “dedicated to bettering humanity through the power of a promise.” The video initially portrays Cordle with a blurred face and altered voice, but by the end, Cordle …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Driving & Motor Vehicles Podcasts by Larry Bodine  
What Cops Look for with DUI Stops [Podcast]

(iStockphoto/Thinkstock) The hot summer may seem like a perfect time for that cold bottle of beer or refreshing margarita. But be careful. Police stop about 1.4 million people for drunk driving each year. In a “What You Should Know” interview, Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine tells syndicated radio host Mike Carruthers that drunk driving is an excellent way to ruin your life. Larry says nationwide there’s a standard .08 blood alcohol content (BAC) limit, and if you’re over it — you’ll …

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Posted 1 year ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Sylvia Hsieh  
Can You Be Arrested for DUI on a Motorized Shopping Cart?

The next time you’re tempted to do some shopping after knocking a few back at the local bar, consider this: An Alaska man was charged with driving under the influence while pushing a shopping cart into traffic in a grocery store parking lot. Merrill Keith Moses, 63, was arrested and charged with DUI after an employee of the grocery store in Fairbanks called police around 9:45 p.m. in the evening, worried that the drunken Moses would be hit by a …

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