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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During 2002-2014, the prevalence of self-reported driving under the influence of alcohol alone among persons aged 16-20 years and 21-25 years significantly declined by 59% and 38%, respectively.
Alfonso Williams, 48, of 50 Whipple St., Worcester, charged with disturbing the peace, driving under the influence of alcohol or .08 percent (second offense), amended from driving under the influence of alcohol or .08 percent, and leaving an accident scene after property damage, continued to June 2.
First, this study examined the prevalence of behaviors related to driving under the influence of alcohol in Spanish youth.
A 30 year-old man, from Bootle, Merseyside, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following the crash, which happened at 8.30pm on Friday on the A565.
The detainee had been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and his car contained whiskey, a shotgun and a suicide note.
Joseph Livoti, 25, was charged with causing the death of Margaret Brohan, 19, while he was driving under the influence of alcohol. He also faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter.
An increasing number of Japanese are inclined to approve of stricter rules on traffic safety in areas such as the use of seat belts and driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a government survey released Saturday.
The Road Safety Council said it wanted to raise awareness of the risks of driving under the influence of alcohol with a series of posters, advertisements and spots in cinemas and on television,
Driving under the influence of antihistamines may not be a crime, but it can be just as hazardous as driving under the influence of alcohol.
The case concerns a complaint lodged by a Dutch motorist accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, but challenging the grounds for the accusation arguing that the type of breathaliser test used by the Dutch authorities has not been notified to the Commission.
On Friday, 254 motorists were fined for speeding, 14 were caught driving under the influence of alcohol and one under the influence of narcotics.
Jim Beaudoin, 46, is set to go to trial July 11 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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