Courts clamp down on Hardcore Drunk Drivers during the holidays DENVER, Nov. 17, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — New data on repeat, high-risk drunk drivers ordered to be monitored continuously for drinking shows that violations increase an average of 54% on Thanksgiving Day. The holiday, now considered one of the deadliest for alcohol-related fatalities by the…Details
The Marine Corps will crack down on reckless drinking by requiring service members cited for drunken driving and other drinking-related incidents to participate in a new program focused on “evidence-based intervention,” the service announced. The Prime for Life program was outlined briefly in Marine administrative message 527/12, released Sept. 21. It will focus on early…Details
MIDDLETOWN >> A city woman was arrested for driving under the influence after allegedly drinking hand sanitizer. Jennifer Wilcox, 36, 33 Russell St., was charged and released on a $500 bond for the incident and is due in court on Oct. 19. According to police reports, officers saw a car come around the corner of…Details
Tropical Storm Isaac Frequently Asked Questions I am evacuating due to Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac. What should I do with my SCRAMx Bracelet, Base Station, and wireless adapter? If you are evacuating, please take all of your equipment with you. The SCRAMx Bracelet will continue to test and store data for up to 30 days. You…Details
Posted: 07/20/2012 8:19 am Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step groups are the leading U.S. approach to addiction recovery. Millions have attended these meetings and “worked the steps.” Popular media include countless references to AA-oriented recovery. Many scientific studies show that attending these meetings is associated with recovery. However, many individuals will not attend these…Details
At last week’s National Association of Counties (NACo) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, the NACo Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee approved a “Resolution in Support of Continuous Alcohol Monitoring for Pre-Trial Populations” at the 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition. The resolution, sponsored by Multnomah County Commissioner Judy Shiprack and passed by members of the steering…Details
According to Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD), today marks the 28th anniversary of the 21 Minimum Drinking Age Act.
New CAM Technology Helps Keep Drunk Drivers off the Road By L.A. Williams, Correspondent Christian Action League RALEIGH — By year’s end more defendants in the North Carolina court system may be wearing alcohol monitoring anklets instead of jail jumpsuits — at least that is the goal of a new law approved by the General…Details
The tax payers of Pinellas County saved millions annually without risking the safety of the community thanks to SCRAMx Alcohol Monitors.