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Periscope User Arrested for DUI

Woman Arrested for DUI After Filming Herself Driving Drunk on Periscope App A woman in Florida was arrested over the weekend on DUI charges after several Periscope users saw her live-streaming herself driving drunk and reported her to the police. The Lakewood, Florida resident used her Periscope app to live-stream herself to users because she … [Read more...]

Uber Installs Breathlyzer Kiosks to Help Prevent DUI Arrests

Mobile Rideshare Company Uber Putting Up Breathlyzer Kiosks to Prevent DUIs Across the Country Seattle has become the latest home for Uber’s Breathalyzer kiosks, which have been making appearances in the US and Canada recently. The kiosks are part of an initiative from the ridesharing company, called “Uber Safe,” which aims to help those who have … [Read more...]

Sign the Don’t Drink and Drive Pledge

Strom Law Firm and WIS TV team up to encourage people to sign the Don't Drink and Drive Pledge this Summer. The Strom Law Firm and WIS News are teaming up for a summer-long campaign to bring awareness to the dangers of drinking and driving, called the Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign. Both the news station and our firm hope to educate drivers about … [Read more...]

Man Charged with DUI after Driving to Police Station

Louisiana Man Drives Drunk to Police Station to File DUI Accident Report A Louisiana resident has been arrested on DUI charges after driving drunk to a police station to file an accident report. According to authorities, Patrick Ruffner, 31, called the police on Saturday around 3 AM after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Baton Rouge. As … [Read more...]

No Film in the Camera: South Carolina’s Murky DUI Laws

SC Police Are Not Required to Take Video of DUI Suspects, Says SC Supreme Court On May 29th, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that police are not required to film DUI suspects after they refuse to take a breathalyzer test. The decision came after much controversy around a law put on the books in 2006, that required police officers to … [Read more...]

Warrantless DUI Blood Tests Go to the Supreme Court

Warantless DUI Blood Tests In October 2012, at about 2 AM, Tyler McNeely was pulled over for speeding not DUI. The Missouri Highway patrolman, Mark Winder, saw some signs of intoxication in McNeely, and had him perform four DUI field sobriety tests. McNeely performed poorly, so the officer asked him to perform a breathalyzer, which McNeely … [Read more...]

Viral Video Portrays USC as a Party School and USC Officials Aren’t Happy

The University of South Carolina is cracking down on its image as a party school. According to The State Newspaper, in the past year, the University has seen A 22 percent increase in alcohol-related charges Temporary suspension of fraternity rush Three alcohol –related deaths USC’s most recent effort to curb drinking and shed the … [Read more...]

Man “Blows” 301 Breathalyzers in One Sitting

A New Zealand man stands accused of urinating on 300 breathalyzer tubes. Officers arrested Ryan Scott Thompson, of New Zealand, for driving under the influence after he smashed his car into the living room an elderly lady. Thompson, 26, is a forklift operator from Christchurch. An unasked for Urine Sample What was supposed to be a normal … [Read more...]

Man killed in DUI crash in Newberry identified

A man killed in a DUI-related deadly crash last Friday night in Newberry County has been identified by the Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton. 35-year-old David Craft from Pomaria was killed in a crash on SC 34, 10 miles east of Newberry.  According to the investigators, Michael Livingston, from Charleston, was driving a pickup truck eastbound … [Read more...]

DUI Crackdown for Labor Day

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has announced that, as part of their fight against drivers under the influence, state and local law enforcement agencies will be conducting a sustained enforcement and public education outreach effort as the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches. The increased DUI enforcement effort will run until … [Read more...]

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