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Rants & Raves

...simplest thing to do would be to make killing someone illegal. Then we don't have to be concerned with regulating drunk drivers, hammers, baseball bats, malpractice by medical personnel, child abuse, elder abuse.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/rants-raves
Clemson lineman Isaiah Battle to enter NFL Supplemental Draft

...grieving family this week, sending a birthday gift to one of his fans in Indiana who was killed earlier this year by a drunk driver.Logan Brown, 15, was killed in March in a head-on collision with another car driven by a man whose blood alcohol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-25/clemson-lineman-isaiah-battle
Ga. below average on injury related deaths

...really well.""But there's so much more we can do,'' Swahn said, citing requirements for ignition locks for drunk drivers as an example.An injury, like an illness, can be prevented in many cases, said Swahn, who worked at the CDC in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/ga-below-average-injury-re
Tougher DUI reporting, sentences sought

...just feet away from the display. He was killed by a drunk driver in Atlanta a day before he was to show up at the Capitol...in-car breathalyzers in the vehicles of first-time drunk drivers if their blood-alcohol level exceeded .15 or for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-10/tougher-dui-reporting-
Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...Griner Act, is named for a white, Republican political operative from Hephzibah who was killed four years ago by a drunk driver. It would require a 72-hour imprisonment for anyone arrested for driving under the influence, even on a first offense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/augusta-lawmaker-introdu
AAA expects increased holiday traffic

...and traffic units, but typically ? compared to Memorial Day or Fourth of July ? we don't see nearly as many drunk drivers over Thanksgiving," said Columbia County sheriff's Capt. John Whittle.Across Georgia, 20 people died in crashes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-21/aaa-expects-increased-holiday
Crash deaths drop as police emphasize road safety

...aggressive. Not to mention, we ourselves are constantly on the roadway and plenty of police officers have been killed by drunk drivers. So believe otherwise if you want, but our only mission is to prevent tragedies."The message has gotten out.Jimbo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-06/crash-deaths-drop-poli
Rants & Raves

...federal agencies which prevented the teachers from being armed. Suing Bushmaster is equivalent to suing GM because a drunk driver killed a family member. IT SEEMS TO ME that liberals and the other nations that hate America just want to erase and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-01/rants-raves
New intox machine for RCSO

...ambulance looking vehicle with its own holding cell that meets deputies on the road whenever they encounter a suspected drunk driver."We deploy that van roughly four nights a week," Sgt. Scott Redmon said.The new purchase will allow the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-06/new-intox-machine-rcso
Political newcomer challenges incumbent for House District 125 seat

...complete policy-making that he has started. He plans to reintroduce House Bill 33, which has tougher sentences for drunk drivers."We've started quite a few different plans and processes. We're on the front end of getting some of this done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-01/political-newc