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Holiday Driving Safety

With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up many people have long drives planned. The leading cause of severe injury and death while operating or riding in a motor vehicle include a driver that: 285 more words

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Drive-thru liquor stores too convenient?

MASON CITY, Iowa –  The Drive-Thru Liquor on Monroe Ave.in Mason City has only been open a couple of months, but already, business is booming. 358 more words


What's Your Stand on Drinking and Driving Snowmobiles?

Snowmobiles are idling and their riders are about to make a trip to another bar. This sounds like an ordinary snowmobile ride but the question to ask is how much have they had to drink? 475 more words


There is a very mystic correlation between a crazy night and a forgetful morning; the latter is mostly followed by the former.

I woke up in my bed, it was morning. 3,768 more words

BEER HISTORIES: The ‘six o’clock swill’

Guest Blogger: Stephanie Gibson, Curator Contemporary Life & Culture Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Many New Zealanders will remember the years of six o’clock closing of pubs. 667 more words


Jim Rose reblogged this on Utopia - you are standing in it! and commented:

Legal bar closing times in England and Wales have historically been early and uniform. Recent legislation liberalised closing times with the object of reducing social problems thought associated with drinking to "beat the clock." Colin P. Green, John S. Heywood and Maria Navarro (2013) showed that one consequence of this liberalization was a decrease in traffic accidents. This decrease was concentrated heavily among younger drivers. The effect was most pronounced in the hours of the week directly affected by the liberalization; late nights and early mornings on weekends. On May 1, 1996, Ontario, Canada, amended the Liquor Licence Act to extend the hours of alcohol sales and service in licensed establishments from 1 AM to 2 AM.

Just What You Do

It is 2am and I am awake. I am awake not because I can’t sleep; a short while ago I was deep asleep. No, I am awake because I got a call from my stepson needing a ride because he was out at a party and forgot that transit stopped early today. 120 more words


Red ribbons send sobering message

KELOWNA — A 26-year campaign in the Okanagan and across Canada is hoping to send a sobering message: don’t drink and drive.

MADD Canada’s annual red ribbon campaign launched in Kelowna Saturday, reminding everyone to think twice before drinking and getting behind the wheel. 200 more words