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DUI Death Rates by State - Where Does Your State Rank?

by Lisa on Jul 09, 2018.
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Many people tend to think of deaths by DUI as a thing of the past. Unfortunately, while the attention paid to the issue by media and the government has greatly lowered DUI death rates, it's still an issue. In some states, it's back on the rise. Where does your state rank? Backgrounds.org analyzed data from the CDC and MADD and put together a chart that shows statistics by state. "The map offers a color coded view of DUI state performance.":[email protected] Which states are worst? ... Read More
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Need a DD? There’s an app for that!

by Lisa on Jun 03, 2015.
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BeMyDD, the nation’s largest (and possibly only) world’s designated driver service, is growing in use in major cities across the U.S. The service allows folks that need someone to drive their car for them to easily access via an app or web site their own chauffeur, for one or multiple stops. The service clearly has its roots in helping the inebriated get home safely and legally. Many a person has had one too many but then chosen to drive anyway due to the inconvenience factor of leavin... Read More
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