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Planning to get intoxicated this holiday season? Just make sure you aren't going to drive afterwards. There's a way to enjoy holiday drinking without getting into an accident.

Convicted drunk driver brings lawsuit against friend, restaurants

Santa Fe - New Mexican convict James Ruiz, 37, who is serving a 40-year-sentence after the truck he was driving struck a car killing two teen girls, is suing his drinking buddy and two Santa Fe restaurants, seeking damages for pain and suffering.

Op-Ed: Drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve could be a fatal mistake

Each year thousands of lives are lost in the United States and Canada to incidents of drunk driving. New Year’s Eve is a special event where there is a huge influx in the number of drunk drivers on the roads. Learn how you can prevent drunk driving.

State police agencies nationwide declare war on drunk drivers

State police and highway patrol troopers throughout the nation will be on heightened alert and out in force on the highways tonight as part of a massive national effort to combat drunk drivers this New Year’s Eve.

NYPD cop busted on DWI charges; second to be arrested this week

An NYPD officer was arrested on charges of drunk driving after she plowed into a parked car early yesterday morning in Queens.

Texas judge to reconsider drunk driver's public humiliation

Houston - The judge has suspended the public punishment of a drunk driver after concerns arose about the man's safety. The convicted drunk driver was ordered to go to the accident scene wearing a sign indicating what he had done.

Two NYPD officers arrested in separate drunk driving incidents

New York - Two off-duty NYPD officers were arrested in two separate drunk driving incidents this past Friday morning in Brooklyn and Queens. One officer suffered minor injuries in the incident. Both have been suspended from the police force by NYPD supervision.

NYPD officer arrested on DWI charges after killing pedestrian

Bronx - An off-duty rookie NYPD officer was arrested on charges of drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter after he struck and killed a 22 year-old man walking through the Wakefield area of the Bronx this past Wednesday morning.

Sopranos' star arrested in Florida on a DUI charge

Tampa - Driving under the influence has another Hollywood star in the spotlight this week. Joseph Gannascoli, who played a gay mafia character on the Sopranos' was allegedly drinking and driving when he was stopped by police officers in Tampa Florida.

NYC Housewives star Sonja Morgan Busted DWI

Hampton - 'Real Housewives of New York City' star Sonja Morgan was busted for driving while intoxicated Monday morning in Southampton Village after she failed to halt at a stop sign. She refused the Breathalyzer, failed field sobriety tests and was taken to jail.

MLB: Former Mets' pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested

Former major league pitcher Dwight Gooden had another run in with the law Tuesday, this time for driving while under the influence.

NFL: Saints' McCray Arrested for DUI

The New Orleans Saints defensive end Bobby McCray was arrested Tuesday morning, charged with driving while intoxicated. McCray is a 7th round draft pick out of Florida in the 2004 draft.

Aussie Judge Soured on Sweet Chocolate DWI Defense

The chocolate made her do it! Using the old “chocolate” defense, a Australian woman told a judge she hadn’t been drinking when pulled over, but was under the influence of liqueur chocolate candy.

DWI Shock Tactic Defended At California School

Highway patrol officers went to El Camino High School in Oceanside, California with horrible news one Monday morning this May. Twenty classrooms heard the heart breaking news that 26 students had died over the weekend because of car wrecks.

Don't Pass Out At McDonald's

Terrence Forte of Camden, Ark. must have been thinking he was Paris Hilton. Turning into the drive through at the local McDonald's on Saturday night he passed out before he could pick up his order.

N.J. Judge: No Such Thing As Zamboni DWI

Judge rules driving drunk with Zamboni is not a DWI (Driving While Impaired) offense.

Hot pink plates for busted drunk drivers?

It'd be easy to spot those convicted of drunken-driven offenses under a measure proposed by one Arkansas lawmaker: Hot pink license plates, starting with the letters DWI, would be issued to repeat offenders.

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