Twist and Shout

Twist and Shout
Life is never straight (Joey Kulkin photo)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Trentonian Live-Chat with @DocTalk: DUI

TRENTON -- 10,000 killed. 1.4 million arrested. 112 million will drink and drive. 35 percent of drivers involved in booze-fueled wrecks were 24 and younger. That was in 2011 alone.

And that's the backdrop for this week's Trentonian live-chat with Dr. Ben Wedro, an emergency room MD and national columnist for several newspapers, magazines and websites. "Justin Blackmon, soon to be NFL football star, pleaded not guilty to his DUI charge. It may be that the courts can somehow find Mr. Blackmon not guilty but that doesn't mean he wasn't a potential danger and menace on the street," Wedro writes in his latest MDdirect column that is posted at

Join the conversation about DUI, DWI, alcohol and driving: