MADD in Court

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”) was created with a noble purpose “to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and accidents caused by drunk drivers”. No one could or can argue against that objective and MADD has evolved into a strong force in Congress and state legislature so that every politician is afraid to deny their

Did Tennessee officer’s ‘discretion’ go too far in DUI arrest?

There are certain circumstances that lead to more severe DUI-related charges. A crash can make a charge more serious. And so can a pregnancy, according to a recent Tennessee DUI arrest. On Sunday morning a woman got into a single-car accident. When authorities arrived to the scene, they learned some information that apparently upped the ante

Distracted Driving

The latest tactic promoted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its campaign “to save lives and cut down on traffic accidents” — and possibly get an increase in its $931,000,000 yearly budget (FY 2013) from Congress and to give Tennessee $16,500,00.00 under the Governor’s Highway Safety Office — is its emphasis on

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