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  • DUI License Suspensions in the United States

    License Suspensions Certain studies have concluded that laws permitting administrative license suspensions (ALS) at the time of an arrest for DUI have been found to reduce both alcohol-related fatality accidents and repeat DUI offenses. Voas, R.B., Tippets, A.S., and Fell, J. The...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Toluene on the DUI driver

    Toluene Toluene, also known as methylbenzene, phenylmethane, and Toluol, is a clear water-insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinners, redolent of the sweet smell of the related compound benzene. Toluene is a common solvent, able to dissolve paints, paint thinners,...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of PCP on the DUI driver

    Phencyclidine (PCP) Phencyclidine (full name is phenylcyclohexylpiperidine but is commonly initialized as PCP), also known as angel dust and other street names, is a dissociative drug formerly used as an anesthetic agent. Maisto, Stephen A., Galizio, Mark and Connors, Gerard Jose...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Ketamine on the DUI driver

    Ketamine Ketamine is a drug used in human and veterinary medicine and was developed by Dr. Craig Newlands of Wayne State University. It was then further developed by Parke-Davis (today a part of Pfizer) in 1962 as part of an effort to find a safer anesthetic alternative to phency...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Benadryl on the DUI driver

    Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is a chemical mainly used as an antihistamine, antiemetic, sedative, and hypnotic. It is produced and marketed under the trade name Benadryl by McNeil-PPC (a division of Johnson & Johnson) in the U.S. & Canada, and Dimedro...

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  • Drug DUIs; The effects of DXM or DM on the DUI Driver

    Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive drug and is one of the active ingredients used to prevent coughs in many over-the-counter cold and cough medicines. Dextromethorphan has also found other uses in medicine, ranging from pain relief to psyc...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Meprobamate on the DUI driver

    Carisoprodol (Meprobamate) Carisoprodol is a centrally-acting skeletal muscle relaxant whose active metabolite is meprobamate. Carisoprodol is marketed in the United States under the brand name Soma, and in the United Kingdom and other countries under the brand names Sanoma and ...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Ambien on the DUI driveir

    Zolpidem (Ambien) Zolpidem, or known popularly as Ambien, is a prescription medication used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. Some users have reported unexplained sleepwalking while using Ambien, and a few have reported driving, binge eat...

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  • Drug DUIs: The effects of Sonata on the DUI driver

    Zaleplon (Sonata) Zaleplon (marketed under the brand name Sonata) is a sedative/hypnotic mainly used for insomnia. It is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic from the pyrazolopyrimidine class. Elie, R., R?ther, E., Farr, I., Emilien, G., and Salinas, E. Sleep latency is shortened durin...

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  • Drug DUIs: The Effects of Lunesta on DUI drivers

    Eszopiclone (Lunesta) Eszopiclone, best known as Lunesta, is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent (sedative) used as a treatment for insomnia. Lunesta, along with other related drugs, including Ambien and Sonata are the most commonly prescribed sedative hypnotics in the United Sta...

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