The tax payers of Pinellas County saved millions annually without risking the safety of the community thanks to SCRAMx Alcohol Monitors.
Statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that roughly 40% of all drivers on the road after midnight, on the weekends, are operating their vehicles at an unlawful breath alcohol level.
A few safety tips from our friends at MADD: Plan a safe way home if you do plan on drinking Wear your seatbelt, even if you are in the back seat Don’t call or text while driving Slow down as many families will be on the road ways possibly visiting friends and family Be aware…Details
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released a Traffic Safety Fact Sheet discussing alcohol-impaired driving across the United States. Though alcohol-impaired-driving deaths decreased 4.9% in 2010 compared to 2009, the numbers are still staggering. Over 10,000 people died in 2010 because of a drunk driver. That equates to one person every 51 minutes who…Details
Welcome to the 25th anniversary of Alcohol Awareness Month. Since 1987 the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponosred this event every April in order to raise awareness of alcohol issues and reduce the stigma for those struggling with dependence and seeking help for their issues. This year’s theme is “Healthy Choices, Healthy…Details
Monday’s Detroit News reported that the ‘worst of the worst’ drunk drivers are coming off of metro roads as a result of Michigan’s “Super Drunk” law, which went into effect October 31, 2010. ‘Local police target Super Drunks’ takes a look at the impact the law has had since its inception. Full Story…Details
by Carl Azuz, CNN (CNN) It could be the only time you wear a tux outside of a wedding. Dinner somewhere is expected and trouble attaching a boutonniere is a given. The limo is optional. But a Breathalyzer – at least at some school proms this year – will be mandatory. Full Story…Details
Drinking too much alcohol can lead to health problems, including alcohol poisoning, hangovers, and an increased risk of heart disease. This April, during Alcohol Awareness Month, S.C.R.A.M.x Tampa Bay encourages you to take this time to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of alcohol abuse. To spread the word and prevent alcohol…Details
Drunk driving has predominantly been viewed as a male-based problem, with female drunk driving much less pronounced. However, their involvement in DWI has been a source of growing concern since the late 1980s. Thirty years ago just 9% of those arrested for DWI were women. Since then the number of women arrested for DWI has…Details