Here are some websites and applications that may help you keep your resolutions a little longer into 2013.
The New Year’s resolution is a time-honored tradition. Make the resolve on Dec. 31 and very often the resolution is trashed and a fail by the end of Jan. 1. Subscribe to the Evergreen Park newsletter and breaking news alerts. Technology is here to help us feeble humans make our resolutions and do our best to keep them. Online tech site Mashable.com offers five apps to help people be more successful at achieving their goals in 2013. Whether it’s leading a healthier lifestyle, saving money or getting organized, there’s an app for that. Learn more about helpful apps in the Mashable story. In addition, here are some other apps and or websites that can help make achieving goals and fulfilling resolutions more interesting and attainable. …
If you insist on driving after a few drinks, here's what you should know about how alcohol affects your system—and your criminal record
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, December 31, 2012
Do you know how many drinks you can have before you're in danger of being busted for drunken driving? When police pull over drivers for suspected drunken driving, officers ask them to perform field sobriety tests and to take a breath test to measure blood alcohol content. A BAC test measures the percentage of alcohol present in a person's bloodstream. The legal limit in Illinois is 0.08. According to the Virginia Tech Alcohol Abuse Prevention website, every 40 minutes, 0.01 percent of alcohol leaves your system. The limit for people under 21 is 0.02. But any alcohol consumption will get you charged if you're underage. These charts show—in general—how many drinks it takes to become too impaired to drive. They're not exact, and they don't…