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.
Salt Lake City Skyline
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After One Year With Stricter DUI Laws, Utah Arrest Data Appears Mixed

On Dec. 30, 2019, the state of Utah marked one year under revised DUI laws that reduced the...

Blurry Highway Drunk Driving at Night
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GHSA Releases Report on Combating Threat of High-Risk Impaired Drivers

This week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in partnership with Responsibility.org released a report, High-Risk Impaired Drivers:...

NHTSA Drunk Driving Fatalities on the Highway
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NHTSA: Drunk Driving Fatalities Down for Second Year in a Row

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released 2018 data regarding fatal motor vehicle crashes that revealed...

Car on side of the road
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Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

With more than 10,000 lives and $44 billion lost as a result of drunk driving each year, private...

Highway Traffic
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Survey Shows Americans Favor Alternative Ways to Combat Drunk Driving

While there is no silver bullet to address drunk driving, critics suggest more could be done to make...

Teens on Prom Night Drinking and Driving
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Infographic: Prom and Underage Drinking

Spring has arrived, the end of the school year is in sight, and prom festivities are taking place....

DUI Checkpoint Sign
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DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise?

The goal of DUI checkpoints is primarily deterrence: to raise the perceived risk of arrest, and secondarily to...

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6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI

We’ve taken a look at six of the more surprising ways you can receive a DUI in a...

Veteran Military Man in Fatigues
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Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are...

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Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective

In the spirit of the new year ahead, we have decided to look back at some of the...