You and some friends plan a night out at a neighborhood bar, intending to have a few laughs and a few drinks. The first two go down smooth and easy, followed by a couple more and perhaps more still. Before you know it, your inhibitions and discernment are down a quart or two as well.
The holiday season is here, which means you might be attending several parties. Holiday parties are fun and give you a chance to be around your family and friends. You can eat great food and see people you know and love. However, alcohol can be served at these parties, so it’s important to be safe about driving. Take these steps to avoid impaired driving during the holidays:
Festive celebrations and shared good times are what we usually associate with the arrival of holidays. But all too often, drugs and alcohol have brought unbearable tragedy into the lives of countless Americans on what were expected to be joyous occasions.
There appears to be a noted divide between those that prefer motorcycles and those that view them as a vehicle of heightened risk. When alcohol is combined with that heightened risk, the results can be devastating. Industry studies have shown that motorcycles are more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, whether alcohol is present or not. Continue reading
While drunk-driving arrests among men are falling, they are rapidly increasing among women. Shockingly, some of these women are getting behind the wheel with their kids (and others’ kids) in back.
No matter what time of day or night or season of the year, when you land in the slammer it’s a cold and unforgiving place. This is the stuff of nightmares come true. And you did it to yourself. But is the experience of being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or drugs enough to shake you awake? Do you even know what the consequences are? Do you even care? Continue reading