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extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior (usually by an uncompromising application of the law)

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Despite your lack of any previous disciplinary or criminal history, the school has a zero-tolerance policy, and they choose to expel you.
Despite that these policies were never intended to be a catch-all for all types of behaviors, fast forward 20 years and zero-tolerance policies have evolved and are now being used in reference to an ever-widening category of transgressions.
The UK has now slipped off the top of the European road safety rankings, and without critical progress, including the introduction of a zero-tolerance drink drive limit, we will be left further behind.
A zero-tolerance cell phone policy is an absolute ban on employee use of a cell phone while driving.
Brake backs a zero-tolerance limit of 20mg alcohol, which means you couldn't have one drink and drive.
Stewards will again wear headcams at Thursday night's match against Chelsea and will adopt a zero-tolerance policy.
To demonstrate zero-tolerance for doping before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China banned backstroker Ouyang Kunpeng for life for failing a drug test.
Auckland, Oct 15(ANI): Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) Chief Executive Mike Byrne has confirmed that Delhi Commonwealth Games silver medallist Daniel Bell was sent home from India for breaking SNZ's zero-tolerance alcohol protocol.
1) The means chosen from among the possibilities has typically been the zero-tolerance discipline concept.
Test, Punish, and Push Out," released January 20 as part of the group's Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track project, details the impact that high-stakes testing and zero-tolerance policies have on graduation rates and students that enter the criminal justice system.
A zero-tolerance juvenile alcohol law; why legislation won't work.
The bill requires district school boards to revise their zero-tolerance policies to: define petty misconduct and offenses that pose a serious threat to school safety; clarify that zero-tolerance policies do not require the reporting of petty misconduct and certain misdemeanors to a law enforcement agency; provide for a review of the disciplinary action taken against a student pursuant to [section]1006.
Led by the Dignity in Schools Campaign, a coalition of groups--including the American Psychological Association and American Civil Liberties Union--promoting alternatives to harsh zero-tolerance school discipline policies has asked the Department of Education to encourage school districts to invest Federal stimulus money in positive behavior supports (PBS), restorative practices, and other innovative approaches to improve student behavior and achievement.
There are different points-of-view about the value of and impact of zero-tolerance policies.