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16Elderly enthusiast still has sense of humor after car crashes into his bedroom

Given his neatly stacked pile of model cars on display, bed sheets and wall art, it seems pretty safe to guess that Terry Brouillette of Worcester, MA, is a NASCAR fan. But the 71-year-old man got a very rude awakening recently when an allegedly drunk driver plowed through his bedroom window. The vehicle came to rest right on the other side of the bed from where he was asleep.

95Public Opinion Swings Hard Against Traffic Cameras

Protesters rallied against speed cameras sunday in one Long Island county

Automated traffic enforcement cameras are falling out of favor across America. A Long Island anti-camera group was the latest to protest Sunday.

77Top Gear's Clarkson in trouble again over beer tweet

Ah, if we had a nickel for every time we wrote this sentence, we'd be quite well off: Jeremy Clarkson is in trouble again. The notorious host of the BBC's wildly successful Top Gear, Clarkson's latest controversy surrounds a tweet he sent while filming a special for the show in northern Australia.

45School Bus Driver Accused Of DUI During Field Trip

Drive is suspected of having taken prescription anti-anxiety pills

A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after driving erratically and nearly hitting a car on a busy stretch of highway while taking 67 elementary-school students on a field trip, authorities said.

39RI man makes bid for World's Worst Driver title by getting 4 DUIs in 30 hours

How? That is the dominant question on the minds of the Autoblog staff after reading this astonishing tale out of Rhode Island. How did a man get arrested four times for driving under the influence in just 30 hours? How could he afford to have four vehicles impounded? And how could police let it get to the point that he'd have four arrests in such a short period?

139Man Charged With Four DUIs In 30-hour Span

Police: Drunk driver causes four car crashes during two-day bender

A man in Rhode Island with an apparently inexhaustible supply of cars and alcohol went on a two-day drunk-driving bender which ended with four crashed vehicles, four DUI charges and three trips to the hospital.

40Can a DUI be beat by drinking after a crash?

Years ago I was watching one of the endless streams of legal dramas flashing across my television. The story revolved around a man who had been drinking and then got into an accident. He immediately called his lawyer, who asked him if he had a bottle in the trunk, then advised him to immediately start drinking from it. By the time the police arrived on the scene, it would be impossible (or at least difficult) to ascertain whether he was already drunk when he was driving or whether he had, as he

190California Senator Arrested For DUI After Voting Against Ride-Sharing Services

He voted for new rules on insurance, background checks and drug testing

A California Senator who voted in favor of strict new regulations on ride-sharing companies ended up with DUI charges very next day.

33Teen Dies Trying To Stop Drunk Friend From Driving

Family unsure if they want charges against driver in death

A teen in Coconut Creek, Florida was killed late Saturday night trying to stop his intoxicated friend from driving.

8Man jailed 180 days for drunk driving with 100 chickens [w/video]

Some crimes just make you shake your head in disbelief in wonder of how a human being even gets in such a position. Take the bizarre example of Luis Motola-Palacio in Nebraska, who was recently sentenced to 180 days in the slammer for driving drunk with 100 chickens in the back of his SUV. He also received a $1,000 fine and lost his driver's license for the next 15 years.

107Has Pot Legalization Affected Colorado's Driving Fatalities?

Legal marijuana has not raised danger on the roads so far

Colorado's recent legalization of recreational marijuana has fueled fears about public safety on roadways, with critics pointing to the drug's negative effect on cognitive ability and reaction time. But according to numbers compiled by the Washington Post, traffic fatalities are near historic lows in the state since decriminalization was put into place.

31States can't navigate red tape to secure federal highway grants

The push to make American roads safer has received its fair share of help from the federal government, thanks to a robust program of highway safety grants that allow state governments to bolster distracted-driving-prevention programs, install ignition interlocks on the vehicles of first-time drunk drivers and build a more comprehensive graduated licensing system for new drivers.

10Are Ride Sharing Services Cutting Down On Drunk Driving?

Evidence suggests a dip in DUI arrests in some urban areas could be attributed to companies like Uber

Philadelphia and Seattle have both seen drunk driving arrests decrease since services like Uber started operations.

AddAllergies Can Be As Bad As Drinking For Drivers

Study shows the symptoms can impair drivers as much as an alcoholic beverage

When you're not feeling the best, you rarely do your best, but a new study found that allergies not only make life tough, they make driving dangerous, too.

490'No-Refusal' DUI Checkpoints Deployed To Combat Holiday Drunk Driving

On-call judges issue police officers search warrants so they can forcibly test a suspect's blood

Alcohol has played a large role in making Independence Day the deadliest day on the calendar for American drivers in recent years.

17Fourth Of July Is A Terrible Day To Be On The Road

Drivers can expect a wide assortment of problems with Independence Day travel

Planning a road trip over the Independence Day weekend? After reading this, you may want to just stay home. Experts say drivers will endure heavy traffic, high gas prices and high numbers of traffic fatalities on the nation's roadways throughout the July 4 weekend.

33Fourth Of July is a terrible day to be on the road

Gas Prices Expected To Be Highest In Six Years

Planning a road trip over the Independence Day weekend? After reading this, you may want to just stay home. Experts say drivers will endure heavy traffic, high gas prices and high numbers of traffic fatalities on the nation's roadways throughout the July 4 weekend.

75Americans Know Driving Drunk And Distracted Is Dangerous, Do It Anyway

Half of people who think texting while driving is dangerous have done it in the past

Americans are behaving badly while driving, and they know it. A new Harris Poll found the vast majority of Americans recognize the dangers of drunk driving, texting while driving and other distractions, but many still engage in these activities anyway.

109Man Ticketed For Holding Sign Warning Of DUI Checkpoint

Ohio man argues the sign is protected speech

An Ohio man is in trouble with police after attempting to warn drivers of an upcoming drunk-driving checkpoint with a sign that read "DUI checkpoint ahead! Turn now!"

113OH man ticketed for holding sign warning of DUI checkpoint [w/videos]

An Ohio man is in trouble with police after attempting to warn drivers of an upcoming drunk-driving checkpoint with a sign that read "DUI checkpoint ahead! Turn now!"

145Cop crashes into sober driver, arrests her for DUI

There's a popular stereotype that cops are villains, out to ruin the day of drivers while rocking a pretty severe God complex. Of course, this is not all cops. In fact, we'd argue that the overwhelming majority of law enforcement officials are good, upstanding, friendly citizens that are just trying to get by, much like your or I. We aren't too sure about Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy Joseph Quiles, though.

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