DUI and driver's license enforcement on Saturday night led to four arrests, and numerous citations and vehicle impounds, the Napa Police Department confirmed.
During the enforcement, which took place from 6 p. m. to midnight, a total of 1,717 vehicles passed through. Officers assessed 23 drivers for drunk-driving. Four drivers were arrested on suspicion of DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol).
Officers also impounded four vehicles for a month as their drivers were driving with a suspended license.
An apology from police has been received by a 67-year-old woman, who was handcuffed for demanding to see her medical notes.
Due to a mix-up of records with details of another patient, Mary Kerswell went to Biggleswade Health Centre in Bedfordshire in order to check for corrections.
Due to being denied to see the full record, she staged a sit-in protest. After this, the lady was taken out in handcuffs as the police was called in.
Bedfordshire Police said, "It could have acted in a less intrusive manner."
The organisers of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, which will take place next month in Scotland, are aggressively campaigning for the reinstatement of `dram' as an official measurement whiskey.
Since 1995, whisky has been sold in two metric measurements - 25ml and 35ml. the campaigners are demanding the London-based National Measurement Office to declare the larger of the two measurements as a dram.
A limited edition £2,000-priced super-pram will be created by Silver Cross, a luxury brand name in baby `carriages', in collaboration with James Bond's favourite car brand Aston Martin.
The luxury pram - which is being touted as "the most exclusive pram in the world" - will be the Silver Cross Surf-Aston Martin Edition pushchair. Only 800 units of the limited edition pram will be manufactured for sale in Harrods.
The UK Government has launched a consultation seeking comments on a plan to ban immigrants from taking driving tests in foreign languages.
Transport minister Stephen Hammond said that the consultation paper set out proposals to remove or decrease the language support given to non-English speaking people taking theory & practical driving tests.
Announcing the consultation, the minister said, "It seeks views on whether foreign language voiceovers and interpreters should continue to be provided or whether the statutory driving tests should be conducted only in the National Languages.
Denying his involvement in the murder of Gregory Faull - who was found shot to death in Belize on Sunday -, John McAfee said in a recent telephone interview that though he had nothing to do with Faull's murder, he would still not surrender to the Belize police because he fears "execution."
McAfee, 67, has been on the run ever since 52-year-old Faull was found shot to death. He is being sought for questioning in Faull's murder, as he and Faull lived at a distance of 300 yards of each other on Ambergris Caye, an island off Belize.
The Department for Transport has yesterday launched a consultation for vehicles weighing more than 7.5 tonnes that will be applicable to roads in England and Wales.
The Ministers are planning to increase the speed limit for lorries to 50 mph. The lorries currently run at a speed of 40 mph on single carriage ways.
The move is being considered in lieu of high traffic jams on routes such as A9. Increase in accidents due to traffic has also raised concerns. The changes are expected to cut the accidents by 18% and queues will be lowered down to the size of six from the existing 18.
According to the findings of a new survey carried out by market researcher Penn Schoen Berland, in-car driver-alert and driver-assist technologies are desired by nearly 90 percent of the drivers.
The survey – which was commissioned by Ford, and involved the participation of 2,506 above-18 US drivers this May – found that drivers are interested in driver-assist systems which can sound the alert to them whenever there is some vehicle in their blind spot or just behind them in the parking area.
The UK Prime Minister David Cameron's recent unveiling of an interactive map of East London's technology cluster has chiefly underscored the expansion of Old Street's "silicon roundabout", with the disclosure that there are over 600 firms in the Tech City area.
It is clear that the Tech City area has witnessed tremendous growth over the last one year, given the fact that there were only about 200 tech firms based there in 2010.
Megan Ashton’s six-years of hard work have finally given her a new Porsche 356, which has also been tagged as the company’s first production model of the type.
Since last six years, Ashton, 26, was trying to transform the 40-year-old VW into a new Porsche 356 and, her efforts have finally given her good reward. Ashton bought the VW for nearly £200 which she later stripped down to the chassis, with the intent of rebuilding it virtually from the scratch.
Home Secretary, Theresa May asked all the police chiefs to come and join the fight against bureaucracy. She accused the forces saying that with time they have replaced their national targets with just local ones.
She also said that many of the chief constables are ordering frontline officers to just get stuck with unnecessary paperwork rather than doing just what is that they are supposed to do and the so-called 'form-filling' culture is a very hard one.
Top Gear has made its entry back for its 17th series, testosterone releasing from its every pore and Jeremy Clarkson has been horribly about this. Earlier 16 series of him were presenting Top Gear.
Clarkson has followed his usual partners in crime James May and Richard Hammond for creeping to rock stars and test-drive cars all over the world. He did this for getting many man points as possible.
Residents of the small village of Woodland are miserable with a bizarre noise that seems to have thrown them into spotlight. Hit by a phenomenon known as “the hum”, these people are as puzzled as had been their ancestors with the noises, whose sources are unexplained and puzzling. “the hum”, as it is now being called sounds something like the idling of a diesel engine. One of the householders is especially troubled as the bed in their house shakes with the sound.
With the Obama government declined the strong demands made by the concerned environmentalists for imposing stricter limitations on the capturing of the bluefin tuna of the Atlantic Ocean which is known to be a very costly member of the family of fishes, the fish will now at least for the time being no more feature in the list of endangered species.
This is definitely a bright side for the New England fishing company and all those who favour the firm in the Congress who had maintained that the fish should not find a place in the list since it would adversely affect the fishing business.
The security guards at a Northeaster China labor camp have allegedly compelled the prisoners there to participate in online games in order to make money as revealed one of the ex-prisoners.
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