NY Lawmaker: Lower Drunk Driving Limit From .08 To .05It typically takes about two drinks for most women and two or three for most men to get to a .05 blood-alcohol level.
Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving ThresholdShould you be considered legally drunk after a couple of drinks? A government-commissioned panel of scientists says the answer is yes, depending on your size.
Mom of Six Killed In Crash Heading Home From Visiting Preemie TwinsJust before the weekend, the life of a California mother of six was abruptly ended while on her way home from visiting her newborn twins in the hospital.
Driving On Less Than 5 Hours Sleep Poses Same Risk As Driving Drunk, AAA Study FindsAccording to a new AAA study, crash risks are nearly doubled for drivers who get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night, with a nearly 400 percent increase for those who missed two to three hours of sleep.
Former Supermodel Stephanie Seymour Seeks Rehab In Connecticut Drunk Driving CaseOfficially the judge will decide if she's eligible for the program in April but the consensus is that it's a done deal.
New Jersey Senate May Change Drunken Driving PenaltiesNew Jersey Senate members are considering a proposal loosening up some of the penalties for first-time drunken driving offenders who currently lose their licenses for three months.
MADD Urges New Yorkers Not To Drink & Drive This New Year's EveMothers Against Drunk Driving spokeswoman from Long Island Deanna Cohen said it's important to think about your family, your job and everything else you could lose if you drink and drive and kill someone or yourself.
New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Charges Stemming From Crash That Killed 3 RelativesA northern New Jersey man who authorities say was driving drunk when he caused an accident that killed three relatives last summer has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from the crash.
Colts Owner Jim Irsay Jailed, Could Face Felonies Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed sobriety tests and had multiple prescription drugs inside his vehicle.
NJ Plans Drunk Driving Crackdown During Super Bowl WeekActing state Attorney General John Hoffman said Monday that "The Sobriety Blitz'' combines the efforts of state police and the divisions of Highway Traffic Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control.
NJ DWI Offenders Could Avoid License Suspension Under New BillThe measure could allow drivers convicted of a first DWI to avoid a license suspension by agreeing to install an ignition interlock device in their car. The device requires the driver to take and pass a Breathalyzer-like test before starting the car.
NY State Police Targeting Drunk Driving During HolidaysThe goal of the initiative "Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest'' is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.

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