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Actor Alan Tudyk arrested on suspicion of DUI in Soquel

SOQUEL — Actor Alan Tudyk, whose film credits include “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” and the British comedy “Death at a Funeral,” was arrested early Sunday in Soquel on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the California Highway Patrol. Tudyk was pulled over about 1 a.m. on Soquel Drive near Robertson Road, just…Read More

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DUI Conviction Means Higher Cost for Auto Insurance

By Jim Greene Published on October 29, 2010 A conviction for driving under the influence will increase your car insurance premiums and could reduce the amount of coverage available to you. Once you’ve been convicted, you represent a bigger liability to insurance carriers, and they will treat your accordingly. Insurance companies are in business to…Read More

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Surgeons’ Group Says ATVs More Likely to Kill than Motorcycles

By Jim Greene Published on November 01, 2010 Although people may feel safer on four wheels than on two, a national doctors’ group says that, in off-road rollover accidents, victims riding all-terrain vehicles are more likely to be killed than those riding motorcycles. The American College of Surgeons says ATV rollover victims are 50 percent…Read More

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Record 15 North Dakota Motorcycle Deaths Stirs Helmet Use Debate

By Jim Greene Published on November 12, 2010 With its short motorcycle-riding season essentially finished, North Dakota has recorded 15 motorcycle deaths this year, exceeding the previous annual record of 13, set in 2008. In commenting on the grim statistic, proponents and opponents of helmet use renewed their debate. North Dakota Highway Patrol Lt. Jody…Read More

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Fairfield crash kills 1 – may be DUI

Casey Newton, Chronicle Staff Writer San Francisco Chronicle January 30, 2011 02:53 PM Copyright San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Monday, January 31, 2011

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"No Refusal" Programs: Will Mandatory DUI Blood Draws Come to Ohio? – 24

    January 31, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — “No Refusal” Programs: Will Mandatory DUI Blood Draws Come to Ohio? In December of 2010, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood lent his support to an increasingly popular practice: using search warrants to compel blood draws from alleged intoxicated drivers who refuse to submit to breath tests. “I applaud the efforts…Read More

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New Fairfield teen charged with DUI

NEW FAIRFIELD — Police charged an 18-year-old New Fairfield man with drunken driving by a person under the age of 21 as the result of an investigation into an accident that occurred in July. Jacob Kaplan, of Pine Hill Road, was also cited for failure to drive to the right as a result of the…Read More

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Drivers Can Expect DUI Checkpoints over Thanksgiving Weekend

By Jim Greene Published on November 16, 2010 It may be a little early to know if police in your community will set up DUI checkpoints for the coming Thanksgiving weekend, but, if history is an indicator, the chances are they will. A quick search of the Internet for “DUI checkpoints Thanksgiving” reveals articles about…Read More

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Aging Population Causes Concern about Rise in Traffic Fatalities

By Jim Greene Published on November 18, 2010 In just a few more years, more than 20 percent of licensed drivers will be over the age of 65. Whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of interpreting statistics. According to statistics, miles logged by older drivers are rising as the…Read More

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NTSB Adds Stronger State Helmet Laws to Its Most Wanted List

By Jim Greene Published on November 29, 2010 The National Transportation Safety Board is urging states to require all motorcycle riders to wear federally approved helmets. The agency has added stronger helmet laws to its Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety, measures it says will increase traffic safety if enacted by the states. According to…Read More

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