New DUI Crackdown Focuses On ‘Professional’ Drunk Drivers

The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says some young men referred to themselves as “professional” drunken drivers during focus groups this year, claiming they were better drivers when drunk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

James Gill (Booking Photo)

Man With Suspended License Charged In Drunken Crash That Killed Motorcyclist

A New Baltimore man who was driving on a suspended license is facing multiple charges in connection with a fatal crash over the weekend in St. Clair County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Michigan Deploys Talking Urinal Cakes In DUI Fight

Michigan hopes to keep drunks off the road with the help from a special message in men’s bathrooms featuring an attention-getting woman’s voice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a fumble in the second quarter by Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints in the during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lions Tackle Nick Fairley Pleads Not Guilty To DUI

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has pleaded not guilty on charges that include drunken driving following his arrest last month near his hometown of Mobile.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2012

Man Gets 9-Year Sentence In Racetrack DUI

A Michigan man who pleaded guilty to aggravated drunken driving that caused the death of a woman when he crashed his truck into a horse she was riding has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Rima Fakih leaves the courthouse (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Ex-Miss USA Fakih Takes Plea Deal For DUI

Former Michigan beauty queen Rima Fakih has reached a plea deal in her drunken driving case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

State Rep. Bob Genetski (R-Saugatuck)

Judge: Lawmaker Facing DUI Charge May Drive For Work, Court

A judge says state Rep. Bob Genetski, who is facing a drunken driving case, may use a vehicle for the next year under certain circumstances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2012

Sheriff: Drunk Teen Who Hit Patrol Car Was 3X Legal Limit

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said a teenager who was responsible for a hit-and-run accident with a patrol car had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit when she was arrested.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012


Drunk Driving Enforcement Campaign Targets Tech-Savvy Motorists

Hundreds of bars and restaurants in Michigan will be serving drinks on “technically advanced” coasters that will help motorists easily find a safe, sober ride home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

State Rep. Bob Genetski (R-Saugatuck)

Drunk Driving Arraignment Waived For Lawmaker

An attorney for state Representative Bob Genetski has waived the lawmaker’s arraignment on a drunken driving charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012