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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It is difficult to parse out statistical information about impaired driving prosecutions in which marijuana was the impairing substance or even the broader category of drugs in general.
05 BAC laws will serve as a strong general deterrent to impaired driving and affect drinking drivers at all BAC levels.
Whetten-Goldstein and colleagues (2000) concluded that dram shop liability laws, which hold alcohol establishments liable for their patrons' behavior, were associated with lower rates of alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities; the authors surmised that liability laws encouraged more responsible server behavior, which in turn limited excessive consumption and impaired driving.
The researchers examined the lab results of drivers arrested for impaired driving, finding that the results suggest that legal limits for marijuana and driving are problematic for the following reasons:
Among the most popular of the law firm's services are its DUI and impaired driving criminal defence, which has enabled the majority of its clients to beat their charges, save money, and even avoid going to court.
The aim of our study was to respond to Dowdall and Wechsler's (2002) call in the literature, because relatively little is known about the extent of marijuana use, student profiles of marijuana users, and risk-taking behavior related to marijuana use, such as impaired driving, by college students on HBCU campuses.
We certainly understand the holidays are a time to celebrate and enjoy the company of family and friends, but NHLC also views this time as a chance to underscore the risks, dangers and consequences of impaired driving.
Students were asked to script or storyboard a 30-second PSA about the dangers of impaired driving, which means operating a vehicle while tired or under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Most of the studies done thus far have produced conflicting results about impaired driving, or are at best inconclusive.
But visitors to Canada are not allowed to enter if their impaired driving conviction is for having blood-alcohol content over the Canadian limit of .
Impaired driving is, perhaps, the most serious alcohol related problem.
New York, February 10 ( ANI ): Justin Bieber was reportedly speeding over 100 mph when he was arrested for impaired driving.