Drunk & Impaired Driving

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

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...

English Pub
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UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes

According to a recent bulletin from the Office for National Statistics, about 29.2 million adults in England drank...

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...