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How Did This Driver Cause Three Separate Car Accidents Just North of Austin?

Last month, a driver was leaving Austin around 2:00 in the morning, which would not normally create a deadly situation. However, this alleged drunk driver was traveling at approximately 100 miles per hour and collided with an 18-wheeler before smashing his car into a ditch. This drunk driving crash caused a separate semi-truck to swerve into the northbound lanes in…
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Did Uber and Lyft’s Departure From Austin Cause This Spike in DWIs?

On May 9th, Uber and Lyft shut down their ride hailing apps in response to voters shutting down Proposition 1, a bill that would allow drivers to bypass traditional taxi service screening processes. While other apps, such as GetMe or Ride Austin, have sprung up to replace Uber and Lyft, the prices are more steep and there are longer wait…
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Why is Austin City Council Fighting Ridesharing When It Can Prevent Drunk Driving?

Anyone who has lived in Austin for more than a few years might remember “back in the old days,” where you had to wait on hold for 30 minutes to schedule a Yellow Cab to drive you or a group of friends around, which of course does not include the wait time it would take for the taxi to arrive….
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Does Austin Have a Problem With Drinking?

It’s safe to say Austin is well known for its nightlife, music scene and restaurants. Whether you’re catching a band at Mohawk, happy hour at Uchiko or a cold one at Draught House, this city makes it pretty hard to avoid having a good time. However, is it possible that in our attempts to “keep Austin weird,” we are accidentally…
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Cover 2 Sued By Family of Victims Killed By Drunk Driver

The Austin sports bar Cover 2 has been sued by the family of drunk driving victims killed by an intoxicated driver allegedly served at the restaurant. The lawsuit alleges the bar was negligent when it allowed the suspected drunk driver to consume alcohol until he was intoxicated and let him leave while drunk. The parents of the 10-year-old and 15-year-old…
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