driving under the influence

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Driving under the influence. The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other neuropharmacolic agents

driving under the influence (of alcohol)

DUI, driving while intoxicated, DWI Public health The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. See Alcohol, Moving vehicle accident.
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A key recommendation of the committee is that drunken driving should result in criminal prosecution and imprisonment, even if the person involved is a first-time offender.
7 (Labor Day) that will show zero tolerance for impaired and drunken driving.
Cook has five prior convictions for drunken driving.
Special Commissioner of Police ( Traffic), Muktesh Chander told M AIL T ODAY : " Despite deploying men from evening, till 2 am, Delhi Traffic Police ( DTP) officials challaned 986 motorists, including 608 for drunken driving.
And police only will seek blood tests from people arrested for drunken driving who have refused to take field sobriety and Breathalyzer tests, said Officer Ryan Stone.
Ford has already made serious admissions, like using crack cocaine, buying illegal drugs, and drunken driving and use of lewd language on television in past few days.
An agency official said the downtrend is believed to have been due to the country's growing awareness of not driving under the influence of alcohol and stiffer penalties against drunken driving.
Lohan now has to work 14 days at the morgue and attend five therapy sessions before the judge ends her probation on a 2007 drunken driving case.
Prohibit plea bargaining of a drunken driving offense; 27 have done so.
Lohan was arrested twice last year on DUI charges and pleaded guilty in August to misdemeanour drunken driving and cocaine charges.
ACTOR Kiefer Sutherland was sentenced to 48 days in a US jail after being arrested for drunken driving for the second time in three years.
The driver, who was not in the car when authorities arrived, was later found and arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a sheriff's lieutenant.