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Think twice about driving with an open container of non-alcoholic beer

Dear Street Smarts, Q: We’re wondering how the law considers ‘non-alcoholic’, or .05-percent, beer? Is an open container of this beverage in a vehicle considered an open ‘alcohol’ container? Thanks, Cristie Thomas, via email A: Don’t chance it. Simply having … Continue reading

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Texting while driving equally dangerous as drunken driving?

What are you more afraid of, a drunk driver or someone who’s driving while distracted by their cell phone? Now, fess up to whether you’ve done any of those things during the past month. A new study released by the … Continue reading

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