Diane Schuler

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NY Wrong-Way Driver to Be Exhumed

Family hopes testing will prove Diane Schuler wasn't drunk

(Newser) - The body of Diane Schuler will exhumed in a bid by her family to disprove findings that the 36-year-old was drunk when she drove her minivan the wrong way on a New York freeway last month, causing a crash that killed eight people, said the family's lawyer on Larry King ... More »

DUI Arrests of Women Up 30% in Decade

(Newser) - The number of women charged with driving under the influence has increased nearly 30% during the past decade, Transportation Department officials said today, while the number of men fell 7.5% in the same period. The department says the number of impaired women involved in a fatal crash increased in... More »

Don't Judge Car Crash Mom; Judge Alcoholism

(Newser) - It’s easy to condemn Diane Schuler—the mom who drove drunk and stoned the wrong way on a highway and killed herself, four children, and three others—writes Susan Cheever on Salon. But “for those of us who have ever driven a car after having a few beers,... More »

NY Mom in Wrong-Way Crash Rarely Drank: Husband

(Newser) - The woman who drove drunk and caused a New York highway crash that killed eight people rarely drank, said her husband, who suggested diabetes and other health problems were to blame. "She was not a drinker. She was not an alcoholic," Daniel Schuler said at a tearful news... More »

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