Don’t Drink and Bike

The perils of drinking and driving have been drummed into our heads so often and for so long that no driver who slams into something or someone can claim ignorance. But the danger that comes with mixing alcohol with any kind of locomotion — including riding a bike — may come as a surprise to some. Although…

‘If I Drink…’ Simulated Drinking App Released by Addiction Treatment Magazine and Promises Behavioral Health

Promises Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Magazine release an interactive simulated drinking app “If I Drink…” which provides information and videos from a first-person point of view, highlighting the many ways in which alcohol impairs people’s ability to accurately walk the line or safely drive a car or ride a bike.

571 Arrested for Drunk Driving in L.A. Over St. Patrick’s Day

The St. Patrick’s Day DUI Mobilization crackdown on drunk drivers resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from the sobriety checkpoints, special saturation patrols and routine patrols in Los Angeles County over the weekend. From 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 14, through midnight Monday, officers representing 100 county law enforcement agencies arrested 571 individuals for driving under…