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    Report: Four Amish charged with illegal alcohol possession after crashing into police car
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    Residents of Amish communities famously eschew almost all trappings of modernity. No TV, no telephones, limited use of electricity, and, gasp, no Autoblog! But there comes a time in a young Amish person's life when they're allowed to go out and taste the world. And sometimes alcohol. Case in ...

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    Video: Feds release latest drunk driving stats, launch new campaign
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    Drunk driving fatalities were on the decline in 2010, with 32 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico all reporting fewer deaths, according to new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But the feds are still concerned about the 10,228 people killed in alcohol-related ...

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    A push-button starter that tells if you're drunk?
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    The Detroit Free Press is reporting that two companies have joined forces to create a push-to-start button that can automatically sense the driver's blood-alcohol level. Takata, an Auburn Hills-based parts supplier and TruTouch, an Albuquerque-based firm, have received a $2.25 million grant from ...

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    Report: Vettel gets in trouble in Turkey for driving, then drinking
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    Ruh-roh. It looks like Sebastian Vettel hasn't quite ingratiated himself with his hosts in Istanbul, though there's no telling what (if any) repercussions might ensue. According to reports, Vettel was told before the start of this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix that, if he were to win, he would ...

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    Nicholas Brawer decanters replicate classic radiator grilles
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    Grille Flasks by Nicholas Brawer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let us go on the record once again as stating that we at Autoblog don't condone drinking and driving. But to suggest that those who love cars can't also enjoy the occasional adult beverage is another matter entirely. ...

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    Top 20 metropolitan cities for alcohol-related driving violations
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    Insurance.com just put its pencils to paper for some serious number crunching. The topic is alcohol-related driving violations and the data compiled paints a sobering picture, especially if you live in Texas or California. The land of fruits and nuts (and sobriety checkpoints) manages to claim ...

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    Chrysler UAW employees work hard play hard; busted for drinking, smoking weed during break [w/video]
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    Chrysler workers enjoying a break – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got. Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot. Wouldn't you like to get away...? Some members of the UAW, employed at Chrysler's ...

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    Report: Brewery-heavy Wisconsin not exactly eager to punish drunk drivers
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    We all know by now that no matter what the law dictates, those with an interest not in-line with the law will do what they can to work, shall we say, around the law. Wisconsin is said to have one of the highest rates of DUIs and binge drinking, and that probably has something to do with the ...

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    MADD angry at Flying Fish brewery for naming beers after NJ freeway exits?
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    It is acceptable to name your alcoholic beverage after a moving vehicle so long as a car isn't the vehicle in question; e.g. Night Train Express wine and Warbird beer (How about Thunderbird? - Ed). In fact, it's frowned upon to give alcohol a name that can even be associated with cars. New Jersey ...

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    Prince Charles' Aston runs on a gallon of sack... wine, that is
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    Prince Charles is not new to the environmental debate. His blue, 38-year-old Aston Martin, however, has had nothing to do with being environmentally friendly. Until now. The car, a gift from the Queen on Charles' 21st birthday, has joined the growing fleet of cars that run on bioethanol, having ...

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    UK considers lowering its drink-drive limit
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    According to recent statistics in the UK, there has been an increase in alcohol-related automotive fatalities, causing British legislators to rethink the legally accepted level of alcohol found in the bloodstream. Currently, drivers are cited for drunk drink driving if they have 80 mg of alcohol in ...

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