Drunk Driving Archives

The Majority of Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

Dolphin Technologies analyzed 3.22 million car trips between 2018 and 2019 and found that 25 percent of all accidents happened during the first three minutes of driving. Additionally, another 14 percent of collisions happened within the first six minutes. In the United States, studies reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed similar… Read More


What is the Current State of Drunk Driving Prevention Technology?

Despite the advances in automobile safety, drunk driving is still prevalent. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving takes the lives of over 30 Americans each day. Auto manufacturers are working on preventative features in their cars to help end drunk driving car accidents. Recently, the NHTSA has begun… Read More


Holiday Drunk Driving

More than 10,000 people die each year in drunk driving accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). During the holidays, the risk of being involved in a traffic accident increases. The U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that in December 2016, 3,067 people were injured, and 781 people were killed in drunk… Read More


DUI Arrests and Zero Tolerance

In Pennsylvania, drivers will be issued a driving under the influence (DUI) violation if they are impaired by a specific substance, such as alcohol, over the counter medication, and illicit drugs. State troopers have a zero-tolerance approach to DUIs in Pennsylvania, but state police want to get the word out and would rather educate drivers… Read More


Understanding Pennsylvania’s DUI Laws

In 2003, Pennsylvania updated its laws regarding intoxicated driving in two ways:  it lowered the blood alcohol content needed to be convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) and increased penalties associated with multiple convictions. The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for drivers aged 21 and older is now reduced from .10 percent to… Read More