Zero Tolerance Proposed for Argentina, Uruguay

Zero Tolerance Proposed for Argentina, Uruguay

Zero tolerance bans on drinking and driving are underway in both Argentina and Uruguay.

Zero tolerance laws make it illegal to drive with any measurable alcohol in the body. In the United States, zero tolerance laws apply only to motorists under 21 years of age or on DUI probation.

On April 29, incoming Uruguayan President Tabaré Vásquez announced he would seek to significantly reduce the permissible blood-alcohol level for drivers. … Read More

Women More Likely in Accidents than Men

Women More Likely in Accidents than Men

A recent study released by Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications suggests women more likely in accidents than men, by 3.1%. The study was actually published a couple of weeks ago, and for the first time, cited numbers provided by the Taiwanese National Police Agency.

Of the nation’s 7.23 million males with driver’s licenses, 10.2 percent had gotten into accidents. Of the 5.3 million licensed women, 13.3 percent had been … Read More