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Dangers of Teen Drinking and Driving

Drinking and driving is an extremely dangerous activity, particularly for teen drivers between the ages of 16 and 19. These young drivers already face the highest risk of vehicle-related collisions than any other age group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While older adults are more likely to be involved in...

Study: Ignition Interlock Devices on All Motor Vehicles Could Prevent Thousands of Drunk Driving Fatalities

Installing an ignition interlock device (IID) in all U.S. cars, trucks and other types of motor vehicles could potentially avoid an estimated 59,000 vehicle-related traffic fatalities and save $343 million dollars over 15 years, according to a new study conducted by the University of Michigan. This technology is presently used as a penalty for a...

West Virginia Seeks to Lower Blood Alcohol Limit for Boaters

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will push to lower the legal blood alcohol limit for those operating boats in West Virginia from .10 to .08. This would reconclie the law with the legal limit for operating a motor vehicle in West Virginia. The proposed changes will be presented to the Legislature during the...

Charleston, WV

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
10 Hale St Suite 501
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 720-1000

Columbus, OH

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
20 E Broad St Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 587-8423