Drunk & Impaired Driving

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

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...

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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...