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New York Passed Law to Curtail Painkiller Addiction

New York State passed a law aimed at minimizing painkiller addiction. It is expected to become the national model for all States. Under this new law, doctors and pharmacists must consult a database that is maintained in real-time that will show all the medications that a patient has been prescribed as well as their medication…

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Jason Kidd Arrested for DUI

New York Knicks player Jason Kidd was arrested for drunk driving in Southampton, New York in the early hours of Sunday, July 15th.  According to the report, Kidd drove his 2010 Cadillac Escalade into a telephone pole near his home in the Hamptons. The 39 year-old basketball player was alone in the vehicle. He was…

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Why Did I Get Pulled Over?

In Arizona, law enforcement must have a legitimate reason to pull you over while you’re driving, but any legitimate reason will do. You can be pulled over for any improper driving activity such as driving too fast or too slow, not using your signal lights, not staying in your lane, not wearing a seat belt,…

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Driver Gets DUI in McDonald’s Drive-Thru

Early in the morning on Wednesday, December 14th, Rock Hill police officers in South Carolina charged a man with DUI after he ran into another vehicle in a McDonald’s drive-thru. The driver, Derek Wylie, had a blood-alcohol level of .21 (super extreme DUI in Arizona). According to the report, the driver told police he drank…

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History Minimum Drinking Age, Drunk Driving Deaths. Call Phoenix, AZ DUI Lawyer About DUI Charges

In the late 60’s and early 70’s, the drinking age in twenty-nine states was lowered from twenty-one to eighteen to more closely align with the military enlistment and voting age requirements.  After this happened, drunk driving accidents and alcohol-related fatalities significantly increased in those states.  Because of this, by 1983, sixteen of those states had…