In a study to determine why adolescents choose to drink and drive, researchers found out whom the most likely people were to engage in the dangerous act. A study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health reported that young white males were more likely to get a DUI than women or men of other racial[.....]
If technology could effectively detect alcohol and prevent 7,000 drunk driving related deaths per year, would Americans make the investment? A Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, known as the DADSS, can detect alcohol in a driver and cut power to the car.
Deaths resulting from drunk driving can be reduced through technology that would keep the habitual drunk driver from starting his/her vehicle.
Thanksgiving day is one of the deadliest days of the year for drivers. That is in part because people with a history of drunk driving get behind the wheel after consuming alcoholic beverages. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drunk driving violations among repeat offenders shoots up by more than 50 percent on[.....]
Teenagers long for the day when they can get a driver’s license and enjoy the independence that a car can bring. However, in many states, getting a license doesn’t mean full access to all driving privileges. The increasing popularity of graduated driving license laws are designed to keep kids focused on driving safely. Graduated driver’s[.....]
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) collects information about substance use in the United States. Recently, as a function of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the survey was released providing information about the use of alcohol and drugs while operating a motor vehicle.
Could your car tell you if you have had too much to drink when you get behind the wheel? The answer could be yes if lawmakers have their way.
Congress recently approved a piece of legislation that will now become part of federal policy towards safety to help eliminate drunk driving on our nation’s highways. Moving Ahead for Progress, or MAP-21 as it’s referred to was just approved by Congress in an attempt to improve upon highway safety, according to a recent article.
Technology may be a useful tool to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes in the United States, according to a recent news article. Alcohol interlock devices can help decrease these incidents if installed in the cars of persistent DUI offenders, according to a recent report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Currently, only 15[.....]
Innocorp Ltd has been a provider of hands-on tools for health awareness and prevention for 15 years. Their latest venture for the iPhone called intoxicheck was designed to help eliminate driving under the influence. With the New Year upon us, the app comes out just in time to hopefully lead the way in decreasing drinking[.....]