Did People Learn About Alcohol During Prohibition Era?

This is the fifth in a series of blogs here at onlinealcoholclass.com looking at the interesting history of alcohol during the Prohibition Era (1919-1933). We have already discussed how common it was for Prohibition agents to confiscate booze and then sell it right back to the original owners. It a... [More]

Could Alcohol Course Have Saved the Volstead Act?

This is the third in a series of blogs looking at interesting facts and circumstances surrounding the Prohibition Era. How do you think the Volstead Act affected crime? I know many people who would believe that if there was less consumption of alcoholic beverages crime would go down. That certainl... [More]

Did Volstead Produce Need for Alcohol Education?

As a counselor for online alcohol school, I like to learn about societal behavior and the laws that govern the consumption of fermented beverages. Recently, I was reading about the Prohibition era and learned some interesting information. Did you know that the Volstead Act (the definitive law that ... [More]

Could Faulty Breathalyzer Keep You Out of Alcohol School?

Are you sick and tired of guilty offenders getting off on technicalities? I remember hearing about someone getting out of a speeding ticket because the radar gun had not been properly calibrated. Now comes the same possibility with Breathalyzer tests. An Oklahoma Supreme Court decision will likely ... [More]

Judge Needs Online DUI Class

It is not every day that a trial is delayed because a judge gets busted for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. But that is exactly the case for one judge. One would hope a judge would make smarter decisions. But we must remember – they are humans too. The sentencing of a convicted ... [More]

Computer Course on Alcohol Teaches You How to Avoid DUI

There is no reason to get a driving under the influence (DUI) violation/ As a counselor for alcohol, drug, and DUI classes, I often discuss this notion with my students. Just how well do you know your alcohol-related ABCs? Drunken driving laws contain an alphabetic menagerie of acronyms: DWI, DUI, ... [More]