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...
LessThanUThink (LTUT) is a national anti-binge drinking campaign that focuses on using humorous messaging to inform students about the negative consequences of binge drinking.
Mar
16
2015
As the aroma of sunscreen begins to fill the air, we can only guess what bathing suit or pool float students will bring on their spring break escapades this year. College students throughout the...
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...
Judge Grube explores the ins-and-outs of adjudicating different types of underage drinking cases from a judicial perspective.
Mar
03
2015
Many of us judges do not encounter underage drinking cases regularly, and when we do, the encounter is a brief one at best. Juvenile alcohol offenders (those under age 18), are often diverted from us...
Feb
25
2015
Roberto, age 15, was at his junior prom waiting for some friends to pick him up to go to an after party. He was spotted stumbling around the school parking lot and appeared to be drinking from an...
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...
Jennifer Diaz, Ed.S., LPC is a School Counselor at White Oak Elementary School in Buford, Georgia and a finalist for the American School Counseling Association’s 2015 School Counselor of the Year.
Feb
12
2015
With all the focus on college and career readiness that our educational world is feeling, I consider myself lucky.  In fact, I’ve always considered myself lucky to have had a direction...
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...
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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