Archives for: February 19th, 2014

No one disputes the fact that driving under the influence is a dangerous and irresponsible behavior that deserves punishment and needs to be stopped. More than a million people are arrested for this crime annually, but that’s only an incredibly tiny fraction of the number of people who say they’ve driven drunk each year, and innocents are still dying.


In fact, 82 percent of all fatal crashes in the

ESPN News reported last week that Alex White, a pitcher with the Colorado Rockies, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. According to reports, the team has indicated that the 23-year-old pitcher understands the mistake he has made and the embarrassment he has brought to the team. It was unclear from the news story whether team lawyers would be representing White in the DUI case or if he will retain