Michael Phelps second DUI

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Michael Phelps receives second DUI It’s been 10 years since the last time Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunk driving charges. He’s headed to rehab again after being booked in Baltimore, MD, on charges of DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lane lines. In a series of tweets, he indicated, “I’m going to take some time away to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself. Swimming is a major part of my life, but right now I need to focus my...

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Drinking and Driving Statistics

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A lot of our recent posts have been about alcohol consumption and the holidays, and for good reason.  According to the United States Department of Transportation, from 2001 to 2005, an average of 45 people died each day during the holiday season. Mothers Against Drunk Driving reports that drinking and driving spike during the holiday season, with alcohol being blamed for about 52 percent of fatal collisions on Christmas and 57 percent on New Year’s. The average yearly rate is 41 percent. In addition, The...

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