Drunk & Impaired Driving

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

TIRF Survey Self-Reported Drunk Driving 2017
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Self-Reported Drunk and Dangerous Driving Decreasing, Survey Shows

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation USA (TIRF) has released the 2017 results from their annual Road Safety Monitor,...

St. Patrick's Day and Drunk Driving
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Surprising Stats About St. Patrick’s Day & Drinking

St. Patrick’s Day: a holiday where “everybody’s Irish” and people guzzle green beer with their corned beef and...

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Making tracks on a snowmobile? Better leave alcohol out of it

In many parts of the county where winter weather brings fresh blankets of snow, large numbers of people...

Underage Drunk Driving
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The Sobering Statistics of Underage Drunk Driving

Drivers under the age of 21 represent about 10% of licensed drivers in the U.S. but are responsible...

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Super Bowl LII: Game Planning for a Sober Ride Home

On February 4, more than 66,200 people will converge on U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota to witness...

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With Thanksgiving DUIs Up, What Does That Mean for the Rest of the Season?

If Thanksgiving is any indication, holiday DUI arrests can be expected to rise. Despite the repeated efforts of...

Responsible Beverage Service Reduces DUIs
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Responsible Beverage Service and Enforcement: Does it Reduce DUIs?

Can a simple education program for bartenders and alcohol servers reduce drunk driving? The results of a study...

Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays

The holidays are a season of traditions, many of which include family and friends, large meals, and fun...

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2016 Data: Drunk Driving Deaths Up for Second Year in a Row

Newly released data from the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that both overall traffic deaths and...

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Are Ridesharing Services Affecting Drunk Driving Crashes?

Research over the past few years suggests that the availability of ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft,...