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No Alcohol Sales to Tennessee DUI Offenders? Could Happen.

Legislators in Tennessee are grappling with the state’s drunk driving problem. In particular, they’re deciding if a judge should be able to ban Tennessee DUI offenders from buying alcohol. [...]

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Will Tennessee Ban Alcohol Sales to Drunk Drivers?

The crime is drunk driving, but the cause is drinking, and a Tennessee legislator wants to prevent the first by limiting the second. State Representative Bud Hulsey intends to propose a bill [...]

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4 DUI Wrecks, No One Hurt. That’s Russian Roulette for You

Not all drunk drivers crash. But recently Clarksville, Tennessee saw four DUI wrecks in one weekend. The good news: no one was hurt. That’s a lot of good luck. Some 10,000 people each year are [...]

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Walk Like MADD This Saturday at the Memphis Zoo. Don’t Dress Up.

Some events require ball gowns and tuxedos, but this Saturday’s West Tennessee Walk Like MADD isn’t one of them. Put on your walking (or running) shoes and whatever you’re comfortable in and take [...]

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New Tennessee DUI Law Requires Warrant for Blood Test

Tennessee has changed its traffic laws in a way that will affect how drunk driving is prosecuted: the state has eliminated implied consent for blood tests obtained without warrant. US states [...]

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Tennessee Lawmakers’ Bad DUI Idea Might Cost State $60 Million

Someone in Tennessee thought they could fiddle with the state’s underage drinking and driving laws, forgetting that some of those laws are tied to federal funding. Now the state is scrambling to [...]

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New Tennessee DUI Law: Judges MUST Order Ignition Interlock

If you were driving sober this last holiday weekend – as we hope you were – you might not have felt the effect of the new Tennessee DUI law, which took effect this July. But many drunk drivers [...]

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New Tennessee Ignition Interlock Law Fixes Glaring Loopholes

Road safety is in the news lately. Maryland will be state number 26 to require ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenses once the governor signs Noah’s Law, which passed earlier in [...]

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DUI of the Day: Driver Up the Creek, Passenger In It.

Sometimes a police officer needs to work hard to find and pursue drunk drivers. And sometimes things, well, fall into place. A police officer on patrol about 100 miles west of Chattanooga pulled [...]

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Landlord on Craigslist Advertises Unique Benefit of House: No DUI

What do you look for in a rental house? Space? Convenience? A gas range? Proximity to a bus stop? One Knoxville landlord decided to attract renters with a different proposition: live within [...]

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