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Man Killed In Drunk Driving Accident

Atlanta (WAOK)- A father of four is killed in what police are calling a drunken driving incident. The victim, 38 year old Jasper Collier was killed early Sunday morning. According to police, Collier was struck […]

WAOK-AM–09/02/2014

Emergency Services Attend Major Road Accident In Kent

Do You Have A Teen Going To The Prom?

On today’s show, we will focus on Distracted Driving and the AAA Promise. If you are as committed to keeping your teen driver safe as the AutoNsider, you don’t want to miss today’s show. Tune […]

WAOK-AM–04/26/2014

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Ga., SC Officers Team Up To Fight Drunk Driving

State troopers from Georgia and South Carolina are warning college football fans not to drive drunk.

08/31/2013

A police officer uses a pen light to check the eyes of a driver as he conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Patrol: 6 Killed, More Than 300 DUI Arrests During New Year’s Period

The Georgia State Patrol says six people were killed in traffic crashes during the New Year’s holiday travel period, which began at 6 p.m. Friday at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Tuesday.

01/02/2013

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Power Talk Exclusive: Alcoholism In The African-American Community

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we decided to take time out to talk about Alcoholism in the African-American community.  We felt that this discussion was necessary due to the recent car accident death of […]

WAOK-AM–12/12/2012

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Had A Little Too Much To Drink?

TAMPA, Fla. (WAOK) — Once again this holiday AAA and Bud Light are coming to the rescue of motorists with the Tow to Go program. Triple A has provided Tow to Go service for more than fourteen […]

WAOK-AM–11/24/2012

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Study: Teen Drunk Driving Down Due To High Gas Prices

A new study according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that drunk driving among U.S. teens declined over the past two decades due to new laws and higher gas prices.

10/03/2012

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Fulton Elections Chief Jailed On Revoked Probation

The top elections official for Fulton County is in jail after authorities revoked his probation for a 2009 drunken-driving conviction.

09/20/2012

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Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Driving

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers across Georgia are launching a statewide crackdown on drunken driving through upcoming the Fourth of July holiday. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says its […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

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Jury Indicts Driver In Police Officer’s Death

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A Fulton County grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old woman with vehicular homicide and other charges in the crash that claimed the life of an Atlanta police officer. The grand jury indicted […]

02/07/2012

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