Posts tagged "DUI"

Medical Marijuana and Driving in West Virginia

With West Virginia's recent passage of the Medical Cannabis Act, Senate Bill 386, which was signed into law by Governor Justice on April 19, 2017, many patients will have access to the relief they have been seeking, but new issues regarding driving safety and impairment testing have arisen. While alcohol is the predominant substance in fatal crashes, marijuana is the second most frequently found substance in crash-involved drivers, according to [...]

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If You Drink & Drive, Luck is Not on Your Side | St. Patrick’s Day Safety

St. Patrick’s Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck, but luck can’t save you from a drunk-driving crash. Unfortunately, March 17 has become a deadly day in the United States, with a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fatalities, a day when 30-40% of vehicle accidents are caused by DUI. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend more than a […]

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