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Victim may have been driving drunk, police say

A Connecticut teenager saved the life of an alleged drunk driver who drove into a local marina and found his vehicle submerged in water.

Crowd cheered as driver repeatedly hit cab from behind

A woman in the nightlife district of Medellin, Colombia didn't feel like waiting for the taxi in front of her car to move.

"I killed a man"

A driver has confessed in a video posted online that he's to blame for a wrong-way car crash stemming from a night of heavy drinking that killed another man and says he's willing to take "full responsibility."

Police in Gahanna, Ohio, say he had a 0.24 percent blood alcohol level

Dale Bentley was pulled over by police in Gahanna, Ohio early Sunday morning after spending a few hours at a local bar. Happy and gregarious, Bentley was caught on the police car's dash camera failing a sobriety test.

Florida host three out of five cities with the worst drivers

What city has the worst drivers? You're more than likely thinking of your own hometown, but you don't have the stats to back up your claim.

Police were alerted when someone saw the car driving on a flat tire

Police chased a 13-year-old boy through a neighborhood before he crashed his grandmother's car into a tree. Not only was the teenager too young to be driving, he was too young to be drunk.

What is it about public bathrooms that screams driver safety marketing opportunity?

A new campaign in the U.K. now has guys on the defensive in bathrooms. In men's bathrooms, in pubs across the U.K, the marketing firm Leo Burnett placed bathroom mirrors that simulate an impact.

Under new limit drunk driving would be at .05 BAC

Earlier this week, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended the drunk-driving limit be lowered from .08 to .05 blood alcohol content. To test the new limit, News 10 reporter Suzanne Phan drank two beers in 20 minutes. Here's what happened.

Proposal wants threshold to drop from 0.08 BAC to 0.05, not everyone agrees

Of the 34,000 Americans killed in traffic accidents each year, roughly a third of them die in alcohol-related crashes.

Elementary school principal found 'super drunk"

This intoxicated driver may have given her cuffs the slip, but she can't avoid the consequences of her actions.

Wyoming mother displays her distress in classified ad

The meanest mother in Wyoming just may save her son's life.


'He was such a good boy," neighbor says

A county sheriff in Georgia wrecked his patrol car while driving drunk and then fled the scene of the accident, according to police.


Key Reason: Sober or not, teens are driving fewer miles

Drunk driving among American teenagers has sharply declined over the past two decades, according to the Centers For Disease Control.


Incident occurred after minor accident in Lubbock, Texas

A Texas police officer became a hero last Monday when he shoved a woman out of the path of an alleged drunk driver.


Police frustrated they can't keep alleged repeat DUI offender behind bars

Five weeks, five arrests on drunk-driving charges. That rap sheet belongs to Anderson Sotomayor, 45, of Vineland, New Jersey. The latest arrest came Wednesday, one day after city officials expressed frustration with their continued inability to lock him away.


Here's tips for determining whether officer pulling you over is legitimate

While driving an unmarked police car through a central Florida neighborhood, Detective Brandon Spillings saw something unusual – another unmarked car with strobe lights flashing pulling over a motorist on State Road 200. He knew there wasn't another unmarked car in the area.

Despite plenty of data that shows that drinking and driving leads to the deaths of thousands of motorists each year, consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel is still a big problem in America. A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that eight percent of Americans admit to drinking and driving at least once in the past year. That's about 17 million drivers. A quarter of all respondents say they have gotten behind the wheel within two hours of having one or more

In an attempt to convince drivers of the pitfalls of drunk driving, Russian authorities have commissioned a giant metal vodka bottle filled with the broken remains of crashed vehicles. The 40-foot tall structure will be located just off of a highway outside of Odintsovo in order to scare the living daylights out of educate those who may be interested in throwing a few back without a designated driver.

Back in 1998, Rene Fernandez received two DUIs in a span of three months. The first judge sentenced him to probation, the second judge, Edwin Collier, sentenced him to 60 days in jail but suspended the sentence. Last August, the now 45-year-old Fernandez was inebriated at more than twice the legal limit, got into his Chevrolet Tahoe and started driving, ultimately plowing into a Honda Accord in the oncoming lane.

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 state's beer culture. Kids under the age of 21 can drink in public if they're with a parent or legal guardian, and when you get your first DUI – at any age – it's treated as a traffic violation, n