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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
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
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
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
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
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
Paralympian's next goal is big win on dance floor

...and then to get a gold medal in the end is great," said Strong, who was set for a career in skateboarding before a drunk driver struck him on a motorcycle."After my accident and losing my leg, snowboarding gave much more to me than just sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-14/paralympians-next-goal-b
Bill Kirby: Insurance company finds SC drivers 2nd worst in US

...ban of any kind, even for teenage drivers."Increased enforcement and stiffer penalties, particularly for repeat drunk drivers, along with a texting-while-driving ban will help make South Carolina's roads safer," Daley said.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/bill-kirby-insurance-company-
Operation Thunder heads to Savannah

...join Mitchell's traffic officers and precinct patrol officers through Aug. 29."Speeders, aggressive drivers and drunk drivers will be sought out in an attempt to make our streets and highways safer," Mitchell said in the news release, pointing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-30/operation-thunder-heads-sava
Top Story: Traffic enforcement took center stage in 2013

...two per shift to 10 or more at any given time.With more officers on the streets, the department cracked down on drunk drivers and speeders, and as of Dec. 12, the sheriff's office has issued more than 12,034 speeding citations, up from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-23/top-story-traffic-enfo