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Posted 11 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 11 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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Drunk Driver Who Killed Two Must Pay $35 Million

A driver with three previous DUI charges who crashed his truck into a car, killing a couple on vacation, was ordered by a jury to pay $35 million. Thomas Cypress’ blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit when he crossed the median on the Tamiami Trail in West Miami-Dade and slammed head-on into a sedan, killing Robert and Paulette Kirkpatrick. The Kirkpatricks, who were from Maryland, were in Florida for vacation and to attend an art show where …

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Man Arrested After Road Trip on Riding Lawn Mower

Before you hop on your riding mower to do an errand, be sure to check whether your state considers it a motor vehicle: If it does, you could be ticketed if you’re caught driving it without a license.   Catch Me If You Can A man in Canton, Ohio found out the hard way when he was stopped at a checkpoint on Sept. 27 while riding his fancy mower. He was planning to pick up a pizza, he told officers, …

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Posted 12 months ago in Wills and Probate by Michele Bowman  
Amanda Bynes’ Mental Health Assessed for DUI

Amanda Bynes’ lawyer has asked the judge in her DUI case to have her assessed for mental competency, as the actress is still apparently struggling with treatment for her erratic behavior.   Not Competent Bynes’ DUI stemmed from an incident in April when she clipped a cop car on a West Hollywood highway. It was one of many charges she faced for erratic driving. In July, she was put on a psychiatric hold in a hospital after she set a …

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