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NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit To Reduce Drunk Driving Deaths

The National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood-alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations aimed at reducing alcohol-related highway deaths.

05/14/2013

Somers teen Max Yovane is being hailed as a hero by friends and family for stopping a suspected drunk driver, using his own car to stop her. (Photo: CBS 2)

‘Hero’ Westchester Teen Stops Alleged Drunk Driver

A quick-thinking teenager is getting the credit for stopping a suspected drunk driver, using his own car to get the job done.

02/23/2011

In this handout photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz was arrested in the early morning hours of December 28, 2007 in Broward County, Florida. (Photo by Broward County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Defense Expert: Leyritz Not Drunk Before Crash

A defense expert says former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz was not drunk when he was involved in a Florida car crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.

WFAN–11/18/2010

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Prosecutor: Wrong-Way Driver In LIE Crash ‘Drunk’

An accused wrong-way driver in a collision on the Long Island Expressway was intoxicated, prosecutors said at her bedside arraignment.

CBS New York–11/17/2010

Dutch Police: Drunk NJ Pilot Pulled From Plane

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested and fined an intoxicated American pilot who was preparing to take off with a passenger jet. The National Police Corps has not identified the pilot or […]

09/14/2010