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How to avoid alcohol-impaired driving
Did you know that half of arrested intoxicated drivers had their last alcoholic drink at a licensed bar or restaurant?
Every day, about 32 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 45 minutes. In 2020, 11,654 people died in alcohol-impaired driving traffic deaths — a 14% increase from 2019. These deaths were all preventable,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
People tend to drink more around the holidays, and as a result, accidents usually spike. It’s always a wise idea to take a taxi, or use a car-sharing service. Public safety officials in Georgia believe the rise in popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have contributed to a decline in DUI case, shares auto injury attorney Ramiro Rodriguez, Jr.
For more tips on this topic, Google some of these key search terms:
- alternative transportation
- safe rides after drinking
- use a designated driver
- alcohol-impaired driving
- alcohol consumption limits
- avoid drunk driving
We hope these tips will help you keep your family safe and your holiday joyous. All that’s left to do is kick back, and enjoy the company of your loved ones!