| Oct 30, 2008
Today's question: Would Proposition 5 make it too easy to escape punishment in cases where the offenses were only vaguely connected to drugs? Steve Cooley and Alex Kreit debate Proposition 5.
A public safety disaster Point: Steve Cooley
| Jul 7, 2008
Re: [“Is It a Safer Call?” June 30], you cite scientists who claim that drivers' attention and processing capacities are "often stretched beyond safe limits when someone juggles the complex tasks of negotiating traffic and conversing with...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 6:15 PM
The economy is proving to be one of the scariest stories of all this Halloween. Operators of one of the state's largest haunted houses say they've been scared shut. West Haven's enormously popular "Fright Haven" attraction will not be opening for business...
| Oct 6, 2009
Drink and drive and you'll pay an even higher price if the governor signs a new bill into law. AB 91 would set up a pilot program in four counties including Sacramento, Alameda, Los Angeles and Tulare, requiring the installation of an ignition interlock...
| Oct 9, 2009
| 1:36 PM
Better Philly Host Damian Muziani is with Bryce Templeton to discuss the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 5K walk and festival by the river to support MADD's efforts on October 10th.
On Monday, September 8th 2008, myphl17 debuted a new morning...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 12:47 PM
Citing a nearly 20 percent drop in donations, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is cutting staff at its national office and in 11 states, including Washington.
According to MADD officials, one person is currently a paid staff member at Washington's MADD...
| Nov 18, 2009
No show, no freedom -- that was the message Wednesday for hundreds of DUI offenders in the East County.
An East County law enforcement sweep resulted in the arrests of scores of people wanted on outstanding warrants, many for unresolved DUI cases.
| Nov 26, 2009
| 3:52 AM
More than 30 drivers get caught in a pre-Thanksgiving sobriety checkpoint in an area known for DUI crashes and arrests in York Township. The Pennsylvania State Police in York and the York County DUI Task Force held the Wednesday evening checkpoint....
| Dec 9, 2009
It's a common technique: ordering a cup of joe after a night of drinking to try to perk up.
But a new study shows caffeine can fool you into thinking you're sober when you're not -- and that can make you more vulnerable to making poor decisions.
| Jul 3, 2009
Make sure to keep safety first while you're travelling to and from your celebrations this weekend.
The Fourth of July holiday weekend is ranked among the top deadliest days on the road and nearly half of those deaths are alcohol related. "People don't...
| Jul 9, 2009
| 11:32 PM
The California Supreme Court made it easier for people accused of drunk driving to challenge the results of breathalyzers. DUI attorney Kerry Steigerwalt says, "the ruling will change the face of how DUI's are prosecuted and defended." He also says more...
| Sep 1, 2009
The dream is: Nobody drives drunk in Louisiana. But in reality, many people do.
So starting today in Louisiana, if you're suspected of being drunk behind the wheel but refuse a breathalyzer test, you could lose your license for a year. That's double...