Drunk Driving Cases Dropped For Breathalyzer Issues | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Drunk Driving Cases Dropped For Breathalyzer Issues

Play associated audio

Irving Nathan says the city is now using urine analysis instead, which takes longer to complete and is 10 times as expensive.

"We are moving very quickly to bring back the breathalyzer test, which are better, more efficient and certainly less expensive than the urine testing," he says.

Nathan says he plans to re-file many of the cases that were dropped.

This post was updated at 3:30 p.m.

NPR

Out Of Ukraine, This 'Suitcase' Packs An Immigrant's Story With Humor

Ari Shapiro talks with first-time novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya about her book, Panic in a Suitcase.
NPR

McDonald's Responsible For Treatment Of Workers, Agency Says

The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
WAMU 88.5

Activists Protest Federal Minimum Wage, Saying Increase Doesn't Cut It

Protestors gathered outside Union Station to protest what they consider a paltry federal minimum-wage hike.
NPR

OkCupid Sometimes Messes A Bit With Love, In The Name Of Science

OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.