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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In principle, the external cost of drunk driving could be eliminated by drunk-driving enforcement.
Seventy-one percent of Americans attributed the rise in holiday drunk-driving incidents to partying - a first-place preference that held across gender, age, race, and economic categories.
1 -- 2 -- color) At right, firefighters check on the victims of a pretend drunk-driving crash; below, students portraying crash victims watch the demonstration along with teachers and other students.
Additionally, a team of five Valley Traffic officers will continue to work a year-old habitual DUI offender program, monitoring the activities of some 700 Valley residents who have at least two drunk-driving convictions, including 200 who have three or more DUI convictions.
The Auto Club studied a five-year period from 1999 to 2003 and discovered that more people are killed and injured in drunk-driving crashes in August - a claim only partially supported in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to statistics gathered by the California Highway Patrol's Newhall station.
Big Brother is consistently watching,'' said Jonathan Kelman, a Los Angeles attorney who specializes in drunk-driving cases.
Before the mock crash, 20 teens were pulled from their classes one-by-one by a school staffer dressed in a black hood and robe as the Grim Reaper, signifying the rate at which Americans die in drunk-driving crashes.
SAN FERNANDO - A Beverly Hills man convicted in the drunk-driving death of an aspiring astronaut faces another court battle today.
Roth is a training officer whose job includes teaching rookies to identify and test drunk-driving suspects.
This is after local drunk-driving deaths fell to just three in 2000, from five the year before.
Los Angeles Police Department divisions across the city have the deuce units, which are named after the former California vehicle code for a drunk-driving offense, 502.
Then you're just another body lying in a plastic bed,'' wrote one attendee of the drunk-driving program conducted by the Coroner's Office, which served as a model for the new program.