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Man Busted for DUI Was "High on Drum and Bass"

By Bryan Le

A deliveryman is sentenced for driving under the "intoxicating effects" of the music. MORE  

Smartphone Breathalyzer Tells You If You're Safe to Drive

By Bryan Le

Could portable, digital breathalyzers stop drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel? MORE  

US Navy Cracks Down on Boozing

By McCarton Ackerman

The service will begin conducting random blood tests, and flagging sailors with a BAC of 0.02 or above. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 18, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Marines on duty will face random breathalyzer tests, medical marijuana dispensaries must remain cash-only, and the probe into Amy Winehouse's death is reopened. MORE  

Tales of a Breathalyzer Tech

By Jeff Winkler

Drunk-driving arrests surge over Halloween. Those caught can be required to get a breathalyzer installed in their car—by a technician like Tony. He tells The Fix about the culprits he meets, the bribes he refuses and the wrecks he sees. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 27, 2012

By The Fix staff

Campaigns to legalize recreational pot raise big bucks, a new breathalyzer law riles the French, and Cowboys' wide receiver Dez Bryant is banned from booze and strip clubs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drunk drivers in DC will face harsher penalties, TV addiction may boost diabetes risk in seniors, and Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugged rape. MORE  

France Forces Drivers to Carry Breathalyzers

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Will a radical new law lower the country's drunk driving rate? MORE  

Tongue Piercing Gets Woman Off DUI-Free

By McCarton Ackerman

New Jersey woman's failed blood alcohol test is voided in court on account of "foreign materials" in her mouth. MORE  

Stay Sober or Skip Prom

By Reina Berger

Prom-going teens at one Wisconsin school will face a breathalyzer at the door. MORE  

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