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Results tagged with 'drunk driving'

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Redbar installs Wisconsin's first IntoxBox breathalyzer

Published Nov. 13, 2013

Yesterday, Carrie Wisniewski, co-owner of Redbar, had Wisconsin's first IntoxBox installed at her St. Francis bar. The IntoxBox is a freestanding, digital breathalyzer about the size of a jukebox that reads a person's blood-alcohol content (BAC) and helps determine if he or she is safe behind the wheel.


Over the limit, under control, on purpose: Controlled testing for OWI

Published Feb. 29, 2012

The bucket list of publisher Andy Tarnoff doesn't include getting drunk in a room full of cops or drinking 11 ounces of vodka and nine shots before 2 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon. But he just can't pass up a unique opportunity for experiential journalism, even if it ended with a .132 percent blood alcohol content. Here's his first-person account of the Milwaukee Police Department's OWI "wet workshop."


One Milwaukeean's lessons learned from DUI conviction

Published Feb. 18, 2011

Jonathan thought he was being somewhat responsible by taking the side streets home from the bar in Downtown Milwaukee. He knew he was drunk that Saturday night -- not blindingly so -- and had driven home to Wauwatosa in worse condition before. He didn't even feel like he was swerving, but when he dropped his wallet inside his car and bent down to pick it up, he hit an empty parked car.


Facing the facts about drunk driving

Published Sept. 4, 2010

Who hasn't said "I'm fine" while getting behind the wheel of their car during an innocent night out on the town. Chances are, you're not as fine as you think.

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Innocence Lost

The following appears in the Crossroads Section of the May 11th Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:Governor Doyle’s call for tougher drunk driving lawswas justified, but one wonders if three chances meansone too many. If lawmakers and today’s youngergeneration heed grieving father Mike Farne...

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