03/26/2011

BlackBerry apps spotlight sobriety checkpoints

Four U.S. senators have worked to restrict the use of downloadable phone apps that alert drivers to DUI checkpoints

By Larry Copeland
USA TODAY

WASHINGTON, DC — The attempt this week by four U.S. senators to restrict the use of downloadable applications that alert drivers to the locations of sobriety checkpoints is spotlighting an effective but controversial tool in the fight against drunken driving.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that chec...

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