Tag: drunk driving

Alcohol servers’ training could decrease DUIs

Under a state law that took effect this week, waiters and bartenders serving alcoholic drinks must be trained by a so-called Responsible Beverage Service training provider and pass an Alcohol Beverage Control, or ABC exam.

Bill to lower alcohol limit for DUIs

Two years after losing his 15-month-old son to a drunk driver, mixed martial arts fighter Marcus Kowal is now spearheading efforts to lower the legal intoxication limit for DUIs.

Officers warn of driving impaired

In 2016, James Cockrell’s uncle died in a drunk driving crash. Cockrell, who is a 2017 University of La Verne alumnus, honored his uncle’s life by organizing a DUI awareness event last year with the help of his fraternity brothers.

Fraternity teaches DUI safety

Guest speakers Erica Nelson, La Verne Police Department Corporal Chris Dransfeldt, University campus safety officer Jerry Espinoza and Hawthorne Police Department officer and advisor for Phi Delta Theta Fraternity Alan Weinreb spoke to an audience of more than 60 students on the dangers and realities of driving under the influence.

Speaker presents ‘Drink Think’

Rick Barnes introduced himself to an audience of more than 200 students at “Drink Think” Monday by mentioning that he spoke at La Verne three years ago.

LVPD buckles down on motorists

The La Verne Police Department was busy last Saturday night and Sunday morning as officers conducted a DUI checkpoint on Towne Center Drive, with the hope of making the streets safer for drivers.

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