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
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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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Road accidents caused by drunk driving, driving under influence of drugs or driving while intoxicated will be punished up to 8-10 years in prison and lifetime driving ban.
Bieber was booked for alleged driving under influence, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license but was freed after posting a 2,500 dollars bond.
Bieber, 19, was charged with driving under influence, resisting arrest and using an expired license after police say they caught him allegedly drag racing on Jan.
Kirk, 19, of 14 Oriole Circle, Shrewsbury, charged with driving under influence of drugs, dismissed; and negligent driving, fined $250, admitted to sufficient facts but continued without a finding, one year probation and ordered to remain drug-free and submit to random screenings.
As well as the four big killers it also aims to punish those driving under influence of drugs, failing to wear safety helmets, illegally using an emergency lane and illegally using a mobile phone while driving.
Opponents of the measure agreed that the public favors tougher penalties for those criminals, but some question how many voters read beyond the measure's ballot title - "Requires increased minimum sentences for certain repeated sex crimes, incarceration for repeated driving under influence" - to examine the cost.
TOUGH PENALTY FOR DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Everyone who has been in an accident due to DUI ( driving under influence) thought the same and paid for it -- sometimes with their lives.
After being bundled off to a police station on Saturday, she was accused of driving under influence of prescription medication and freed on pounds 2,700 bail.
He said: "Everyone gets DUIs (driving under influence).

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