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Drunk Driving Audit Shows Increases In Deaths, Injuries

The annual audit shows that traffic deaths resulting from alcohol or drug related crashes jumped 7.2 percent, from 319 in 2011 to 342 in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

State Says Tickets Up During 4-Day Seat Belt Blitz

Authorities say 8,701 tickets were written during a recent four-day crackdown on seat belt use, a six percent increase over a similar effort a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

A Michigan State Police car (credit: WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

13-Year-Old Driver Leads Police On High-speed Chase

State police say they chased down an underage driver speeding in a car full of kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

Thomas Barnett (Booking Photo)

Waterford Man Charged With Third Drunk Driving Offense

A 69-year-old Waterford Township man is facing drunk driving charges for the third time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

Gerald Belcher (Booking photos)

Man Charged In Drunken Crash That Killed Cop

A Chesterfield Township man has been arrested after a motorcycle accident that took the life of an off-duty reserve police officer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

Byron Juarez (Booking Photo)

Man Sentenced In Drunk Driving Death Of 8-Year-Old Girl

A Grand Rapids man will spend up to 15 years in prison for the drunken driving death of an 8-year-old Detroit girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Roy Walton is seen at sentencing. (credit: Jon Hewitt/WWJ)

Drunken Lawn Mower Driver Gets 40 Days In Jail

This was the third drunken driving offense for Roy Walton, who’d piloted the tiny vehicle to Rite Aid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

Senate OKs Keeping 0.08% Drunk Driving Level

The bills approved unanimously Wednesday would keep the legal limit for drivers’ blood-alcohol content at 0.08 percent. The limit is set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

David Glen Johnson (Booking Photo)

Drunk Driver Who Killed 3 Gets Nearly 20 Years In Prison

A drunken driver who killed three people in a crash in southwestern Michigan expressed remorse and then broke down in tears Friday as he was sentenced to at least 19-years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

Roy Walton (Booking Photo)

Man Arrested On Lawn Mower Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving

A 47-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who was arrested for allegedly driving a riding lawn mower while intoxicated has issued a plea in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

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