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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Driving under the influence of cannabis or alcohol in a cohort of high-frequency cannabis users: Prevalence and reflections on current interventions.
During 2002-2014, the prevalence of driving under the influence of alcohol alone and alcohol and marijuana combined significantly declined among persons aged 16-20 years and 21-25 years.
with consuming hashish and different mind-altering substances, driving under the influence of banned substances and driving recklessly and causing an accident.
"We've heard you have been spoken to on other matters and you are said to have been driving under the influence of drugs, we will know more and have a more up to date position on July 29."
Lopez, 25, of 61 Camden Ave., Worcester, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or .08 percent, continued without a finding for 1 year, ordered to attend a driver alcohol education program, to remain drug-and alcohol- free, and to submit to random drug tests, 45 days license loss, $250 head injury fee, $50 victim assessment fee; possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, registration not in possession, and failing to stop or yield, found not responsible.
In a cross-sectional study, Schell, Chan, and Morral (2006) found that driving under the influence of alcohol was predicted by a variety of behavioral, attitudinal, and personality factors, including positive alcohol expectancies.
Kanan also was accused of driving under the influence of inhalants after Speldrich found canisters of nitrous oxide - which can be used as a recreational drug - on the car's passenger-side floorboard, police Sgt.
Sharieff was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.
Of the 25,071 people charged with driving under the influence, 24,333 had their licenses suspended.
Superintendent Steve Furnham, head of operational support at South Wales Police, said: "Every year police have to deliver the devastating news to families after someone has been killed on the road as a result of driving under the influence of drink or drugs.
"Driving after marijuana use was significantly more common than driving under the influence of alcohol in college-age students, and males were much more likely ...

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