Mar
25
2015
The Kentucky General Assembly has passed S.B. 133 to significantly expand the use of ignition interlocks for convicted DUI offenders. The legislation requires first-time DUI offenders with high-BACs...
Mar
11
2015
To read Part One of this two-part series, please click here. Monday we offered an in-depth discussion as to why first offenders are so dangerous. Today we’re examining why interlocks are...
Mar
09
2015
Last week, the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Delegate Joseph Vallario, held a hearing to discuss House Bill 872. This bill, sponsored by Delegate Benjamin Kramer, requires that all...
Dr. David Anderson of George Mason University argues Dartmouth's hard-liquor ban won't curb students' irresponsible drinking
Feb
13
2015
Having recently heard about Dartmouth College’s initiative to address heavy drinking, I am pleased to see they are taking an aggressive approach. While heavy and binge drinking among college...
NHTSA's Roadside Survey data shows drunk driving is down and drugged driving is up significantly.
Feb
06
2015
Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the fifth National Roadside Survey (NRS) since 1973. The NRS is designed to estimate the prevalence of drinking and driving...
Feb
05
2015
Driving while texting. Driving while impaired. Leaving the scene of a crash. Criminal negligent manslaughter. When you hear these four charges, what type of offender do you envision? Would that...
Responsibility.org supports Kentucky House Bill 60, introduced by Representative Dennis Keene, requiring the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for all convicted DUI offenders.
Feb
03
2015
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) supports Kentucky House Bill 60, introduced by Representative Dennis Keene. If passed, HB 60 will require the use of ignition...
Ralph Blackman, President & CEO of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, responds to Dartmouth President's recent ban on hard liquor on campus as a means to reduce binge drinking.
Jan
31
2015
Ban hard liquor as a means of addressing the culture of over consumption on the Dartmouth campus? Ask any beer pong player what they think. Seems to me they'll shrug their shoulders, make a face...
Lisa Graham Keegan responds to a Wall Street Journal story regarding alcohol advertising's effect on underage drinking in America.
Jan
21
2015
In reference to the recent article, “New Study Suggests Alcohol TV Ads are Linked with Underage Drinking” I must express some dismay that the study’s authors never mention that long...
NTSB 2015 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements
Jan
13
2015
Drunk and Drugged Driving Among Top Concerns Each year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) releases a “Most Wanted List,” a list of 10 safety concerns that warrant urgent...

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