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Study Shows Attitudes Towards DUI Change After a Few Drinks

According to new research, people's attitudes towards driving under the influence of alcohol change after they have consumed two or more alcoholic beverages. Even people who normally find it very distasteful to drive under the influence of alcohol find that their attitudes are not so stringent when they are asked about it after having a few drinks.

The researchers measured the difference in attitudes towards DUI among subjects when they were sober, and after they had consumed a certain amount of alcohol. The vast difference in attitudes towards DUI among people when they were sober and when they were in an intoxicated state was very startling to the researchers.

According to the researchers, they did expect that drinking alcohol would soften people's attitudes towards driving under the influence of alcohol, because alcohol does tend to impair judgment abilities. People, who normally would never do anything stupid while sober, end up making surprisingly stupid decisions after a few drinks.

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According to reports, Stamos was driving erratically in Los Angeles when he was pulled over by police officers, and arrested for DUI. That arrest also coincided with hospitalization for a medical emergency the same night as his arrest. He was cited for DUI, and released to the hospital. The DUI arrest is only the most recent sign of what seems to be a chronic problem with alcohol. In 2007, Stamos appeared on an Australian TV show, where he appeared clearly under the influence of alcohol, making rude gestures andwalking around the studio set in a daze.

Sometimes, a DUI arrest is only a symptom of what is a much larger problem-alcohol addiction. Understanding whether your DUI is symptomatic of a larger drinking problem can be done through an alcohol evaluation. California does offer such DUI alcohol evaluation programs that can help you determine whether your alcohol intake impacts the rest of your life. These programs can help you reassess your dependency on alcohol, and the extent to which it impacts your ability to drive safely, and other aspects of your life. Bear in mind that people who suffer from alcohol dependency are very likely to believe that no problem exists, and are much more likely to drive while impaired, possibly leading to an arrest.

Establishing that you have a problem, in fact, is the first step towards getting treatment and turning your life around. Get help for your alcohol dependency program before the consequences, including multiple DUI arrests, destroy your life.

A Riverside woman, who seems to have run over her father in a tragic accident while she was under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested.

According to police, the woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after the accident in which she struck her father with her car, while under the influence of alcohol. The father was trying to convince her not to drive while drunk. The woman has been drinking at home, and arguing with family members. She seems to have rushed outside her home, and tried to drive off in her car. Her father tried to persuade her not to drive since she had been drinking. However, she refused to listen to him, and when he tried to prevent her from driving off by standing in the driveway, she struck him as she was backing out of the garage.

The father was rushed to the hospital where he later died. The woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and after investigation, could actually face more charges.

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There is no denying the fact that the National Football League has had a tremendous PR problem because of these frequent DUI arrests involving its players. The League has dealt with an avalanche of bad publicity over the past few years, with a number of athletes, both past and present, showing long-term signs of debilitation and disability due to frequent concussions while playing pro football. Now the National Football League is also in the uncomfortable position of having to defend many of its star players because of their bad behavior behind the wheel.

Some of that behavior has resulted in fatal accidents. For instance, last year, a fatal accident involving former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent killed one of his teammates. The National Football League wants to target players like Brent, who are involved in serious DUI related accidents. Brent currently faces an intoxication manslaughter charge, and has retired from football.

In 2013, 10 NFL players were booked on DUI -related charges. In 2012, 17 NFL players were arrested on the same charges, including Brent. The League wants players convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing fatal accidents to receive mandatory suspensions from the sport.

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Harrison allegedly was in an accident in which his brother Calvin, who is also an Olympic medalist, was injured. Another driver involved in the car accident reportedly also suffered injuries. Alvin Harrison is facing allegations of felony DUI after the car accident.

Harrison appeared in court and pled not guilty to felony DUI involving bodily injury, DUI while having .08 or more blood alcohol level and misdemeanor driving with a suspended or revoked license. He is being held on $50,000 bail. Police say the license suspension is not related to any prior DUI allegations. Harrison is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.

Police claim the star athlete was arrested on April, 7 after he allegedly rear-ended a Ford Expedition on state Highway 73. Police say Harrison was traveling at speeds of 80 to 85 mph before the crash. Law enforcement believes Harrison attempted to make a lane change and clipped the rear-end of a Ford Expedition. The Ford reportedly veered across two lanes before hitting the center divider and rolling over.

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An 18-year-old man from South San Francisco has been arrested and faces felony DUI charges related to an alleged fatal car accident on Saturday morning. The car accident reportedly occurred around 3:20 a.m. on highway 101 in Brisbane.

The 18-year-old reportedly had gone to a bowling alley and a private party with friends on Friday night. The group of teens reportedly had all been drinking before they got into a Toyota registered to the 18-year-old's mother. While traveling toward South San Francisco on Highway 101, the group of teens reportedly was talking about the music playing on the radio.

Traffic was snarled on 101 from an accident that had occurred earlier in the wee morning hours. The 18-year-old driver is believed to have looked up at the last second as the Toyota approached the traffic snarl. The 18-year-old reportedly attempted to avoid the traffic and swerved across two lanes. The Toyota allegedly slammed into the rear of another car on the highway.

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