Many of the standard field sobriety tests that police officers administer when they pull someone over for suspected drunk driving require some level of balance, coordination and physical agility. They involve activities including standing on one leg, and walking and turning, that can be difficult if someone is under the influence. However, they can be impossible for people with a multitude of disabilities as well as physical limitations caused by age or weight.
While many people think New Year’s Eve is the busiest bar night of the year, there is one unofficial holiday that takes the prize: Thanksgiving Eve. The day before Thanksgiving, sometimes called Blackout Wednesday, sees a significant rise in bar and restaurant traffic.
As technology improves, people are spending more time on their cellphones. Americans use their phones for banking, for work, to apply to school and to connect with friends. There are also apps that track your location and other data about you. Most people’s cellphones contain a large amount of personal information.
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has partnered with Baltimore law enforcement and healthcare officials to launch a multi-tiered plan to address the city’s opioid epidemic.