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Getting High Vs. Getting Hammered: Which Is More Dangerous?

Getting High Vs. Getting Hammered: Which Is More Dangerous?

'Tis the season to be jolly, so now is as good a time as any to look at the dangers of holiday overindulgence. Through countless education programs, we already know a good deal about the dangers of drinking and driving, but how does smoking marijuana affect our abilities behind the wheel? A new... read more

December 6, 2011 by - 3
 
Is this the new Toyota Aqua?

New And Improved TCC, OnStar, Toyota Prius: Car News Headlines

We launch a new version of TheCarConnection, while OnStar backpedals its latest privacy policy changes. Cadillac has canceled the ATS Convertible and we drive the 2012 Audi... read more September 28, 2011 by 0


 
Kia Four-Door Sports Sedan Concept

Ford And Toyota Collaborate, 2012 Jeep Wrangler, Kia Concept: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Jeep Wrangler. [TheCarConnection] Ford and Toyota are going to collaborate on future hybrid development for rear-wheel drive vehicles. [GreenCarReports] The... read more August 22, 2011 by 0


 
Drive sober or get pulled over - campaign

“Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” National Campaign Aug.19-Sept.5

With Labor Day fast approaching, the high-intensity nationwide crackdown on drunk driving is in full mobilization with the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”... read more August 18, 2011 by 0


 
Soviet-era ekranoplan

Two Out Of Three Drivers Think They're More Skilled Than You

For years, we’ve said that most drivers overestimate their own abilities, and now we have scientific proof to back up our theory. According to a recent study by... read more August 10, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Ford Edge

New 54-MPG Gas Mileage Rules, Audi and Eminem, BMW i3 and i8: Car News Headlines

President Obama has announced new fuel economy standards that will come into effect by 2025. Are you ready for 54 mpg? [TheCarConnection] Take a look at what's under the hood... read more August 1, 2011 by 0


 
2010 Camaro SS accident

DARE-Truck-Pulling Cop Arrested, Charged With DUI

It almost seems like a case of “Can you believe this?” Unfortunately, this story is true. A cop pulling a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) truck sideswiped... read more July 30, 2011 by 8


 
2012 Chevrolet Impala Police

Want To Get Deported? Drive Drunk, Or Just Drive Fast

The Obama administration claims to be enforcing immigration laws more wisely than the last administration did, by arresting and deporting the “worst of the worst”... read more July 22, 2011 by 4


 
2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser

2013 Infiniti JX, Drunk Driving, E15, BMW M2: Car News Headlines

Infiniti has released the first image of its upcoming 2013 JX 7-seat crossover. [MotorAuthority] Many automakers warn the EPA that E15 may void some vehicle warranties... read more July 7, 2011 by 0


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 burnout

Brazil's New Drunk Driving PSA Makes Us Never Want To Valet Park Again

Driving while under the influence of alcohol, or any drug for that matter, is one of the most reprehensible acts a person can commit. Knowing that death and destruction to... read more July 7, 2011 by 0


 
Idaho state senator John McGee

Idaho State Senator John McGee Booked For DUI, Grand Theft

It's been said that booze and politics shouldn't mix. Over the weekend, one state senator from Idaho learned the wisdom of those words the hard way. Things began innocently... read more June 20, 2011 by 2


 
Field sobriety test

Four Senators Push Takedown Of Apps That Show DUI Checkpoints, One Provider Complies

Four U.S. Senators have come out swinging against smartphone apps that reveal DUI checkpoints, allowing potentially intoxicated motorists to find alternate ways to the next... read more March 24, 2011 by 5


 
2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Plan On Drinking? Maybe A Service Like BeMyDD Is In Your Future

While the concept of a designated driver isn’t a new one, making a business out of keeping drinking drivers off the road by providing them a chauffeured service is a... read more March 17, 2011 by 0


 
Breathalyzer ignition interlock

Federal Bill Could Make In-Car Alcohol Detectors More Common

Could ignition interlocks, which help prevent people from drunk driving, be installed on a much larger scale? Perhaps even so well-integrated in some vehicles that all you'd... read more March 11, 2011 by 1


 
Debra Oberlin. Photo via Gainesville Police Department.

Former MADD Leader Arrested For Drunk Driving

If something hilarious yet tragically ironic is going to happen, chances are it will happen in Florida, men urinating on chicken at the grocery store notwithstanding. The... read more February 25, 2011 by 15


 
Deputy finds four naked people in pickup, arrests driver on suspicion of drunk driving

Drunk Driving: Dangerous, Dumb; Naked Drunk Driving: Dumberer

Ah, Saturdays, the day on which many cops sigh before they set out on their patrols. They see bad drivers. They see erratic drivers. Often, many of these bad, erratic drivers... read more February 25, 2011 by 4


 

 
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