Tag Archives: drinking and driving

Drinking And Driving Among Minors Is Decreasing

Here’s some news that’s headed in the right direction: fewer teens and young adults (between ages 16 and 20) are driving drunk. Last year the percentage who reported having driven drunk (and under the legal age limit) was 7%. Only a few years before that was the statistic at 16%. This statistic came from a […]

Warning: DUI Arrests Increase On New Year’s Eve

In early January 2015, California Highway Patrol reported that the number of DUI arrests made over New Years Eve 2014 and New Years Day 2015 doubled compared to the same two days ringing in 2014. This increase was both for Los Angeles County and the state of California. In LA County, there were 219 DUI […]

That $8 Shot Is Going To End Up Costing You Thousands

Consider this before you even start drinking tonight: that last $8 shot that you’re half hesitant on taking could end up costing you thousands. It could be the few ounces of alcohol that tips you past the legal BAC limit, which for California, is 0.08%. It could be the drink that causes you be pulled […]

Why More Women Than Men Are Arrested For A DUI

The California Department of Motor Vehicles conducted a study last year that showed a very interesting trend: more women are being arrested in Los Angeles and California as a whole for drinking and driving, particularly those in the 21-35 and 51+ age group. For men, DUI-related arrests have decreased. This trend is the same in […]