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No Refusal Weekends Ruled Unconstitutional

Posted on · A Texas law that allows police officers to take blood samples from suspected drunk drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional. The ruling released today by the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals could mean the end of “No Refusal Weekends,” including one set for the Thanksgiving holiday. The law allowed officers to force suspected drunk drivers […]

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Looking for Creative Ways to Curb Drunk Driving

Posted on · Many Texans will travel and party on Independence Day Friday, and through the weekend. So, naturally, law enforcement will also be active, stepping up efforts to crack down on drunk driving. Officials here in Harris County — where we routinely lead the nation in fatal accidents involving intoxicated drivers, and just in the last two weeks saw […]

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Drunk Driving, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, and The Full Menu: Houston Matters for Thursday, July 3, 2014

Posted on · Many Texans will travel and party on Independence Day Friday, and through the weekend. So, naturally, law enforcement will also be active, stepping up efforts to crack down on drunk driving. Officials here in Harris County — where we routinely lead the nation in fatal accidents involving intoxicated drivers, and just in the last two weeks saw […]