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APD DWI jingle

Local Police Department Posts DWI Jingle Video

Around the holidays, police always want to get the message out to not drink and drive. This year, Arlington police decided to sing the message.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2013

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Students Get Firsthand Look At Distracted Driving Dangers

Watching through special goggles attached to a high-tech simulator, high school senior Tyera Breeze had what would be an important experience. “This is life-changing,” she said.

CBS 11–02/25/2013

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County Implementing “No Refusal” Campaign Super Bowl Sunday

For the first time, Tarrant County law enforcement agencies will be implementing a “No Refusal” drinking and driving campaign during Super Bowl Sunday.

02/01/2013

Jay Ratliff

How Should Cowboys Handle Ratliff? Maybe Like 49ers Handle All Their DUIs

The Cowboys victimized themselves twice in 42 days with drunken-driving incidents that, in the first case, killed one team member and may have ended the football career of a potential starte

01/30/2013

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Experts: Cowboys Deadly Crash Could Be ‘Teachable’ Moment

With one Dallas Cowboys player dead and another facing criminal charges, recent events in North Texas are reminding many about the dangers of drinking and driving. Experts say the Cowboys tragedy could become a ‘teachable’ moment.

CBS 11–12/10/2012

(credit: Tarrant Co. District Attorney's Office)

5x Drunk Driver Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison

A North Texas man, with nearly half-a-dozen Driving While Intoxicated convictions, has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.

05/17/2012

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TxDOT Ad Has Santa Sending Drinking & Driving Message

TxDOT has launched a new campaign to try and keep people from drinking and driving. The public service announcement shows Santa unhappy when he finds his reindeer throwing back beers and martinis, so he opts for a fleet of taxis to pull his sleigh.

12/19/2011

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Study: Alcohol Abuse Increases As Economy Worsens

Texas leads the nation in drunk driving crashes and fatalities, with more than 96,000 Texas DUI arrests in 2010. Now a new study says, as the economy gets worse, so will the problem of drinking driving.

10/14/2011

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Sobriety Checkpoints

Whether you drink alcohol or not, you could soon find yourself stopped at a sobriety checkpoint. The Texas legislature is once again considering a bill to make them legal in the state.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2011

@GavinDawson  is hating on motorcycles and new drinking laws. @GreggHenson is hating on instant replay whiners, drinking and driving, and Gavin’s Chick-up.

10/08/2010

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