Drunk & Impaired Driving

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the drunk and impaired driving problems facing communities and courts across the United States.

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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...

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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...

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Utah First State to Lower Legal BAC Limit

Utah will soon be the strictest state in the nation when it comes to DUI law. On December...

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Drunk Driving Deaths Dipped in 2017. But That’s Not the Whole Story.

In 2017, 10,874 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes, according to recent data from the National...

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What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US?

The day before Thanksgiving—known as Blackout Wednesday—is the biggest drinking day of the year in many areas of...

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...

California Bartender Class Prevent Drunk Driving
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Bartender Classes Could Prevent DUIs

The California Highway Patrol made more than 32,000 DUI arrests in the first half of 2018, but a...

Labor Day drinking
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Labor Day Fourth Deadliest Holiday for Drunk Driving

As summer winds down, Americans are looking forward to Labor Day—the last holiday of the season and last...

Links between drugged driving and drunk driving
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In Best Known “Pot” State, Most Impaired Driving Still Linked to Alcohol

When Colorado became the first U.S. state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana in 2014, some expressed...