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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "drunk driving" (Page 46)

Dayton DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Set

[caption id="attachment_1638" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Montgomery County Area One, New Lebanon, Ohio"][/caption]A sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for Trotwood this weekend.  It will be conductedby the Montgomery County OVI Task Force, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the Trotwood Police.  Check www.DaytonDailyNews.com and this site on Friday April 24, 2009 for details.You may find yourself facing charges in the Montgomery County Area One Court, 195 S. Clayton Rd., New Lebanon, Ohio 45345-9601.  You can contact the court at 937-687-9099.  The Judges you may go before are: Presiding Judge James A. Manning, Judge James A. Hensley,...

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Drunk Driving Checkpoints are Not Effective

Image by peterkellystudios via FlickrThe American Beverage Institute is an industry-sponsored advocacy group that has stood up to Mother Against Drunk Drivers and their campaing for roadside checkpoints. The beverage group says that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) should back off from the roadblocks and instead support roving patrols to catch heavy drinkers. "By promoting sobriety checkpoints, MADD and NHTSA are ignoring the root cause of today's drunk driving problem - hard core alcohol abusers,'' ABI managing director Sarah Longwell said in a statement."Because they are highly visible by design and publicized in advance,...

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Dangers of Texting Outweigh Drinking or Smoking Marijuana

Texting while Driving Even More Dangerous than Driving while Drunk or High on Marijuana Research in Great Britain has found that texting behind the wheel is more dangerous than driving while intoxicated or under the influence of marijuana (cannabis).  The study used a driving simulator with young drivers aged 17 to 24. Writing or reading text messages reduced reaction time by 35%. In comparison reaction time dropped 21% for those under the influence of marijuana and 12% for those who were legally intoxicated by alcohol.  The ability of to keep a vehicle in a lane dropped by 91% for those texting,...

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Rowland says “KICK DUI”

Charles M. Rowland II is proud to announce his continued relationship with www.DUI1.com and 1-800-KICK-DUI.  www.DUI1.com is one of the most established DUI websites with many years of service to clients accused of drunk driving.  "We have put 1-800-KICK-DUI on buses, on store fronts and all over downtown windows in Xenia, Ohio," said Rowland.  If you are accused of an OVI offense this holiday season, call Charles M. Rowland II at 1-800-KICK-DUI...

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Ohio Drunk Driving Fatalities Fall (again!)

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="144" caption="Good Job Ohio!"][/caption]The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting that fatalities on Ohio roads due to drunk driving has fallen again this holiday season.  Four people died this year as a result of an alcohol-related accident.  This report encompasses the entirety of the Christmas Holiday weekend (December 24 through December 28).  The totals last year were 14 deaths with 7 being alcohol-related (as defined by the Ohio State Highway Patrol).  This year has also been a safer year overall.  Five fatal OVI-related crashes have occurred in Greene County, six...

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Ohio DUI Law Meets With Discontent

Image via WikipediaToday Mike McConnell, a host on 700WLW am in Cincinnati opened up his fifty thousand watt radio station to some discontented listeners.  He discussed the topic of DUI sobriety checkpoints.  A vast majority of the callers were appalled at the willingness of government to conduct checks without probable cause.  Some callers called it a slippery slope, other called it a witch hunt, others said that we would not stand for non-probable cause profiling if we were looking for illegal immigrants (for example).  The concensus was that DUI enforcement is focusing on...

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Drunk Driving Winter Crackdown Announced by NHTSA

Image via WikipediaNew National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research shows that between 2002 and 2006, nearly four fatalities out of 10 involved alcohol-impaired crashes in the last two weeks of December. The new study also found that 21-24 year-old drivers are involved in more alcohol-impaired fatal crashes than any other age group, announced NHTSA Acting Administrator David Kelly today.“Drunk driving is one of the most serious, and preventable, dangers we face on our roadways,” Kelly said. “Sadly, the death toll from drunk-driving crashes is higher between Christmas and New Year’s than ...

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Xenia DUI Salutes Philopotes & Dionysus

Xenia, Ohio is named after the Greek word for "hospitality."  Besides the name for Greene County's seat of government, we owe a great debt to Greek culture and ideals.If you could wander around the Aegean coast around 700 B.C. you would find an abundance of alcohol; wine specifically.  The libation was a mainstay of Hellenistic society and it was used to honor the gods, as currency, as medicine, as a thirst-quencher and to get drunk.  In fact, using alcohol was considered a civic duty in Athens.  At great gatherings and feasts officials, known as oinoptai made sure that the wine...

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