Drunk Driving and The Pre-History of Breathalyzers

Drunk driving combines two of America's favorite pastimes: getting absolutely hammered and driving an automobile. But before the invention of the modern breathalyzer in the 1950s, determining if someone was too intoxicated to operate a motor vehicle was incredibly subjective. It took decades for law enforcement… »9/25/15 9:35pm9/25/15 9:35pm

This Unfathomably Dark Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Is Full Of WTF​

The British government really, really likes it's bizarre driving ads. First there was the Northern Irish speeder who just decimated an entire classroom full of children, and now here's Kool & The Gang laying down a groovy soundtrack to a woman twitching and gasping her dying breaths. Viewer discretion advised, I guess? »11/10/14 2:32pm11/10/14 2:32pm

Feds Want American Teens To Just Get Drunk And Have Sex In The Woods

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is tasked with keeping our roads and highways safe, and generally they do a very commendable job. They recently started a new campaign to prevent teen drunk driving, and I think the subtext of it is impressively realistic: if you're drunk in the woods, don't drive;… »8/20/14 2:57pm8/20/14 2:57pm

Wrong-Way Collisions Kill Eleven in LA and Florida (Graphic Video)

Police say a drunk 21-year-old woman driving over 100 miles per hour the wrong way down a freeway collided head-on into another vehicle early Sunday morning, killing six people. And an eerily similar collision killed five people driving on a Florida interstate around the same time. »2/10/14 7:51am2/10/14 7:51am