Category Archives: drinking and driving

Impaired driving

Have you all seen this? Hines Ward suspected of a DUI. But he SWEARS he wasn’t impaired by alcohol and by all reports, he cooperated fully with the arresting officers and was very apologetic. As of now, we don’t know the … Continue reading

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Real Live Minority Report

Here’s a scenario for you.  You go to the bar, you have a drink or two too many.  You go out to your car, realize that you’re too sloshed to drive, and throw the keys on the center console.  You … Continue reading

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Meanest mom on the planet

I just love Don Shelby. He’s an anchor here in Minnesota and I just had to put this one in. He has a segment each evening called “Good To Know” and I usually agree with him all the way. Here’s … Continue reading

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Is This For Real?!

“HUTCHINSON, Minn. — A Hutchinson man may be charged with drunken driving after apparently driving his lawnmower to a convenience store to buy gas and more alcohol. Authorities say witnesses say the 42-year-old appeared intoxicated when he bought beer Thursday … Continue reading

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Couldn’t resist this one

  I thought this was great.

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Let’s lower the drinking age…..

I’m really not sure how to start this post.  I’m pretty agitated so I’m trying to *breath* and stay calm so I don’t sound like a shrew. Last night the news started with this: Another Push To Lower Minnesota’s Drinking Age.  I’m thinking, well, I … Continue reading

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Drinking and driving

168 Manitobans were charged with drinking and driving during the 2008-2009 holiday check stop program. Collision analyst Sergeant Wayne Blackmore says although Manitoba saw an increase of almost double the number of impaired drivers, RCMP are not surprised.  He says that’s because … Continue reading

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Would you give your teen a breathalyzer test?

I was cruising on the net this morning and came across this. I know we’ve talked about teens drinking before and I think we are all pretty much in agreement that we don’t hide alcohol and keep it a deep … Continue reading

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Couldn’t resist this one….

I thought this was great. 

Posted in accidents, alcohol, bad habits, children, choices, drinking, drinking and driving, fears, feelings, kids, laws, life lessons, lifestyles, parent's, parties, peer pressure, people, responsibility, teenagers, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Teenagers and drinking?!?!?!?!

So, I think we have all done it.  Had a drink of alcohol before we were of age.  Here in Canada the legal age is 18.  I had never thought of this until now.  I have a teenager on my … Continue reading

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