Sobering Up Administrator

Sobering Up Administrator

Sobering Up: A blog about drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice, is anything but a corporate blog. Sobering Up is an opportunity for anyone interested or involved in the issues of drunk driving, alcohol-fueled crime, alcohol dependence and addiction, and the justice system to participate in the conversation.
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Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Study Examines Drinking Locations and Drunk Driving

The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) has released a new study focused on a less researched...

Thanksgiving and Drinking
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football, and of course, food, but alcohol can often take center...

Halloween and Drunk Driving
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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drunk Driving

Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters—the last decade has seen a spike in the number of adults...

Woman Using a Ridesharing App to Prevent Drunk Driving
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Need a Sober Ride Home? There’s An App For That

In 2016, nearly half of all drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes were between the ages of 16...

DUI and Sobriety Checkpoint Sign
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Flexible Sobriety Checkpoints Are A Low-Cost Tactic For Deterring DUIs

On a Saturday night last month, a sobriety checkpoint in Harrisburg, PA stopped 475 vehicles. But for all...

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When It Comes To Boating, Alcohol and Water Don’t Mix

With summertime boating season underway, it’s important to remember that impaired driving isn’t limited to the roadways. Boating under...

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Study Says Stricter State Alcohol Policies Mean Fewer DUI Deaths

Do deaths from alcohol-involved motor vehicle crashes decrease when states enact more restrictive alcohol policies? It’s a question...

People on the Beach Drinking
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Summer DUIs: Drunk Driving Never Takes A Vacation

Whether it’s backyard barbecues, boating on the lake, or catching a baseball game, summertime offers plenty of opportunities...

Close Up of an Alcohol Monitoring Microchip
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When It Comes to Alcohol Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Are James Bond-type alcohol monitoring microchips the next wave of monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California...

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“No Refusal” DUI Policies: Time Is A Factor

During a drunk-driving traffic stop or following a crash, time is a critical factor when it comes to...