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Drunk Driving Arrests Near Pre-Pandemic Numbers; DUI Plea Deal Program Created To Resolve Court Backlog No Longer An Option

Drunk driving has always been a significant issue in Hawaii, especially in the capital, Honolulu. But, with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, there was a change. As the world witnessed a large-scale shutdown of daily activities, forcing people to stay at home, there was a dip in the number of arrests in […]

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Highest Drug Overdose Counties In Texas

Of all the states in the U.S, Texas is one with the highest drug overdose counties. Back in 2015, around 52000 lives were claimed due to the opioid epidemic. Needless to say, Texas had a high share of these deaths. In this post, we will be breaking down the number of drug overdose deaths per […]

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54 People Killed In Portland Traffic Crashes In 2020 – The Most Since 1996 – Despite The Pandemic

2020 has been a disastrous year in multiple aspects, and for Portland, it also saw the most traffic-related deaths since 1996. The 122nd Avenue, one of Portland’s deadliest streets in terms of traffic accidents witnessed the 18th and last pedestrian death of the year on new year’s eve. The victim was a 51-year-old woman named […]

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Following One-Way Debacle Greenville to Change Traffic Calming Process Across The City

The rising traffic issue in Greenville is a continuous dispute that has often been referred to as the “Battle of McPherson Lane”. As an overview, the issue revolves around 2 residents of a street near the renowned Augusta road. They have filed a lawsuit against the city of Greenville for a partial closure of the […]

State Sees Decrease In Pedestrian Fatalities As More Safety Measures Are Taken

The Hawaii Department of Transportation has adopted various safety measures to reduce pedestrian fatalities in the state. In 2020, there was a drastic drop in the number of deaths reported, yielding a positive and safer 2021. Let us take a quick walkthrough of various state initiatives that helped decrease the total number of pedestrian fatalities. […]