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Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. (Getty Images)

Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.

02/04/2014

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Guilty Plea In Deadly Seattle Accident

A repeat drunk driver who plowed his pickup into a Seattle family earlier this year, killing two grandparents and badly hurting a mother and her newborn son, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

10/04/2013

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Gov. Inslee Announces Bill To Address Drunken Driving

Gov. Jay Inslee and a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a plan on Tuesday that would make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws, including requiring an arrest on the first offense and mandatory jail time if offenders don’t enroll in a sobriety program after a second arrest.

CBS Seattle–04/17/2013

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Charges Filed In Seattle Crash Into Family

A suspected drunk driver remains jailed on $2.5 million bail. Mark Mullan faces vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving charges.

CBS Seattle–03/29/2013

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Washington’s Seferian-Jenkins Arrested For DUI

Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday night.

03/11/2013

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Ore. Teen Charged After ‘Drivin Drunk’ Facebook Post On New Year’s Eve

Police arrested an Oregon teenager who confessed on Facebook that he had been driving drunk on New Year’s Eve and hit someone’s car.

01/03/2013

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North Dakota Man Charged With 14th Drunken Driving Offense

A judge has set bond at $15,000 for a West Fargo man accused of what prosecutors say is his 14th drunken driving offense.

07/17/2012

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Court Rules Drunk Driver Should Pay For Officer’s Ripped Pants, Not Damaged Car

A recalcitrant drunken driver must pay $68 to replace pants that a Boise Police Department officer ripped during a foot chase, but not $1,088 to fix a patrol car damaged when it hit the man’s dog.

06/25/2012

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Teen Pleads Guilty To Plane Ruckus, Faces DUI

A 19-year-old from Saudi Arabia who caused a ruckus aboard a jetliner in February has been released from jail in Portland, Ore., and is headed to southern Oregon to face charges of drunken driving and ramming two police cars.

05/04/2012