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Should We Rename Drunk Driving Accidents?

A movement is underway to change the term drunk driving accidents to drunk driving crashes. Advocates claim the change in terminology holds drunk drivers responsible for their actions when they take lives or injure other motorists. In addition, advocates claim these collisions are not really “accidents.” After all, the word accident implies a specific outcome is unintentional and impossible to…
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Do Ignition Interlock Devices Prevent Drunk Driving in New Jersey?

Drunk driving crashes are commonplace here in New Jersey. It is clearly in the public’s interest to find ways to prevent drunk driving from injuring or killing people. Many states, including New Jersey, do this by requiring DUI offenders to install ignition interlock devices. These devices require drivers to provide a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reading before starting their vehicles….
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