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Hand Sanitizers used by operators can cause false positives on breathalyzers as high as .119

Physicians Weekly reported in its May 1, 2013 issue that hand sanitizers caused significant false positives in controlled studies when used by breathalyzer operators. The DUI Breath test subjects had consumed no alcohol and had registered 0.0 immediately before testing. After the operators applied hand sanitizer, these test subjects tested as high as 0.119. Breathalyzers […]

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Volkswagen Proves that Private Proprietary Computer Source Code and the Law Do Not Mix

The Breaking Volkswagen Diesel Emission Proprietary Source Code Cheating Scandal highlights why private and proprietary computer source code written for legal and regulatory purposes should be free for inspection and review.  Hiding behind intellectual property rights and proprietary trade secret laws is just too tempting for human nature and private enterprises to cheat to reach […]

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A DUI Conviction can make you uninsurable for Life Insurance

Did you know that a DUI conviction can significantly increase the cost of life insurance or potentially prohibit you from obtaining Life Insurance at all? Inquisitr.com ran a story on September 20, 2015, explaining how that can happen. Nationwide Insurance will reduce life insurance rates after a few years following a DUI conviction. Prudential representatives […]

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Wellstar Hospitals in Metro Atlanta refuse to conduct DUI blood tests on non-consenting drivers

WSB-TV reported on September 1st, 2015 that Wellstar Hospital System in Metro-Atlanta is refusing to draw the blood of non-consenting drivers even when a warrant is issued.  Hospital officials have stated that law enforcement is welcome to draw the blood but hospital employees will not be drawing the blood. Hospitals said simply that their personnel […]

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Why lowering the legal limit for DUI Offenses to .05 to .08 could increase DUI Deaths

August 31, 2014. An opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal suggests that the DUI legal limit should be reduced to .05 from .08 as there is no reason to treat commercial drivers differently from drivers of passenger vehicles.  However, many people would see this as an imbalance between punishment and blameworthiness as .05 can be […]

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Hawaii has the most Drunk Drivers per 1000 population

August 7, 2015. According to the online journal live science, a CDC study found Hawaii had 995 drunk drivers per 1000 in population.  This is an astounding fact considering that according to the 2010 Census 14.3 percent of the population is 65 and over and 9.4 percent of the population is under the legal drinking age.  The […]

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This is what your government wants for you- Wearable Alcohol Biosensors

DUI Freedom is Security Ensuring submission through careful observation and control, is the path to a safe, secure, and tranquil society. “Through the “A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor” Challenge (the “Challenge”), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is searching for a wearable or otherwise […]

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Athens-Clarke County changes rules for arresting underage drinkers

June 25, 2015.  The joke among University of Georgia (UGA) students has always been that when you graduate from UGA your diploma comes with a criminal record. It is almost impossible to attend UGA and not be arrested for underage drinking these days. You would be hard-pressed to find a student that has not been […]

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Will new car technology make DUIs a thing of the past

The Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety program (DADSS or Big Daddy is watching as opposed to Big Brother is watching) is developing a unique application of technology that holds the potential to stop DUI drivers before they start. The technology will automatically detect when a driver is intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at […]

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