Jan
30
2013
The Probation Alcohol Treatment (PAT) program in Rensselaer County was formed in 1983 and aims to increase treatment attendance and effectiveness by combining the alcoholism treatment delivered by the Hudson Mohawk Recovery Center to repeat, high
Jan
28
2013
According to Virginia statistics, teens between the ages of 16 and 20 are less likely to buckle up when riding in a motor vehicle than other age groups.  In 2011, 57% of the teens killed in crashes in Virginia were not wearing a safety belt.
Female DUI Briefing
Jan
25
2013
Researchers and traffic safety advocates have noticed the rising trend of female drunk drivers for many years.  Unfortunately, little has been done and, as a resu
Jay Ratliff
Jan
23
2013
Last night, we noticed that #DWI was trending on Twitter. It turns out Jay Ratliff, nose tackle for the Dallas Cowboys, was arrested for drunk driving. It was reported he had a blood alcohol level that was over double the legal limit of .08.
Jan
18
2013
Female binge drinking has received a lot of attention in the press lately. Many major news outlets have run with the story that female binge drinking is a growing problem, yet the facts simply don't back it up.
Jan
18
2013
Though Aly Raisman is a gold medalist captain of the US Gymnastics Team, the Raisman family is not unlike many families in America- busy hustling four kids to school and sports practices
Jan
10
2013
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report focusing on binge drinking among women and high school girls based on an analysis of the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
Jan
09
2013
This morning, the District of Columbia’s Mayor, Vincent Gray, signed bills into law that will aid in the fight against drunk driving. One bill sets minimum standards for breath test admissibility in court proceedings.
Jan
09
2013
There’s no question that binge drinking is dangerous; it makes no difference if you’re young or old, male or female.
Jan
09
2013
The recently released Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking shows encouraging results in the fight against underage drinking.  It n
Jan
04
2013
Using data from NHTSA's Fatality Analysis Reporting System, John Nelson of IDV Solutions created an image of deadly alcohol-involved crashes across the