Designate a Driver Super Bowl Weekend

Police in El Cerrito, California are urging football fans to designate a driver during Super Bowl weekend. The Bay Area city is likely to be filled with football fans cheering their team on, contributing to increased incidents of drunken driving. “While I encourage everyone to have fun…I implore you to do so in a safe … Continue reading

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Man Faces Tenth OVI Conviction

An Ohio man has been charged with his tenth operation under the influence offense after he wrecked his car in a ditch last week. Ralph J. Gipple, 46, crashed his vehicle into a ditch on the Hicksville-Edgerton Road near Hicksville, Ohio. When the car came to rest, Gipple fled on foot. Police tracked him with … Continue reading

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Suits Settled Against Drunk Driver

A combined lawsuit against Andrew Schlichtemeier, the drunk driver who killed four Omaha-area motorcyclists in August 2010, has essentially been settled. Schlichtemeier offered the families of the motorcyclists the proceeds from the car insurance policies he carried at the time of the crash, and they accepted. On August 9, 2010, the four riders were returning … Continue reading

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Woman Hits Pole While Checking Phone

A woman in Jackman, Maine hit a utility pole head-on after drifting across the road while checking her cell phone. Distracted driving has become a major issue in recent years as increasing numbers of people rely on cell phones for everything from phone calls to emails. The more communication options at our fingertips, the more … Continue reading

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