Drunk Maserati driver dies after crashing into truck in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk Maserati driver died after he plowed into a semi-trailer truck on Tuesday (Sept. 17) in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City. After a heavy night of drinking, a 38-yea...

Number of drunk driving fatalities in Taiwan rises sharply

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of deaths caused by drunk driving is showing a sharp increase, reaching 80 percent of last year’s total in just six months, the United Evening News report...

Drunk driver detained after causing 3 deaths in car crash in Taiwan's Taoyuan

Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) The Taoyuan District Court approved a motion Sunday to take into custody a drunk truck driver who was responsible for the death of three people in a traffic accident the previous...

Drunk driver slams van into group of volunteers in Taiwan, 3 feared dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A drunken van driver plowed into a crowd of volunteers cleaning up the sidewalks in Taoyuan City Saturday (August 24) morning, leaving three people with no signs of life. ...

Video shows drunk female driver trying to run over pedestrians in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing a woman colliding with cars and trying to run over pedestrians in a drunken fit over a traffic dispute with another woman in western Taiwan. In a ...

Grieving clubhouse: Tough for Angels, like teams before them

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton knows from his own heart-wrenching experience what the Los Angeles Angels are feeling, and will experience moving forward after the death of a teammate during...

More than 300 people fined on first day of new DUI regulations

Taipei, July 2 (CNA) More than 300 people were fined under tougher laws for driving under the influence (DUI) across Taiwan on Monday, the first day of implementation of the new regulations, according...

Taiwan to introduce bicycle DUI law

From July 1, anyone caught riding a bicycle, electric bike or tricycle under the influence of alcohol will be subject for the first time to a fine of NT$600-NT$1,200 (US$19.74-US$39.48), while those r...

Government to roll out new regulations nationwide July 1

A series of new regulations will come into force across Taiwan on July 1, including a ban on single-use plastic straws, more stringent rules on traffic violations, free hepatitis B vaccines for newbor...

Chargers coach Lynn has busy break ahead before camp starts

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn has a busy stretch ahead before the Los Angeles Chargers report to camp on July 24. While many in the NFL try to relax in the five weeks betwee...

Taiwan can give life in prison for DUI repeat offenders who cause fatal crashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Drunk drivers who cause a death within five years of their previous case can be sentenced to prison terms from five years to life, according to an amendment passed by the ...

Bulgarian man charged with DUI in Taipei pleads ignorance of law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When a Bulgarian man identified with the Chinese surname Keh (克) was pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) last Wednesday (May 15), he claimed that he was unaware o...

The Latest: 3 killed after pickup flattens trailer ID'd

KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on three family members killed after a suspected drunk driver plowed truck into trailer home (all times local): 3 p.m. Aut...

Pickup flattens California house trailer: 3 killed, 1 hurt

KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — Police say three family members sleeping in their house trailer have died and a girl was seriously injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck into th...

Intentional homicide drunk drivers could face death penalty

The Executive Yuan approved a draft amendment to the Criminal Code at its weekly meeting Thursday, mandating that drunk drivers found guilty of intentional vehicular homicide could face capital punish...