Drunk & Impaired Driving

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

People on the Beach Drinking
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Summer DUIs: Drunk Driving Never Takes A Vacation

Whether it’s backyard barbecues, boating on the lake, or catching a baseball game, summertime offers plenty of opportunities...

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Dash Cams Provide Frightening View of Drunk Driving

A growing number of people are using dashboard cameras to prove safe driving habits or to protect themselves...

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“No Refusal” DUI Policies: Time Is A Factor

During a drunk-driving traffic stop or following a crash, time is a critical factor when it comes to...

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Saturday Cinco de Mayo Could Mean More Drunk Driving

Commemorating Mexico’s 1862 defeat of French forces, Cinco de Mayo—only sporadically celebrated throughout Mexico—didn’t gain widespread popularity as...

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Tennessee Proposes Banning DUI Offenders From Purchasing Alcohol

Tennessee lawmakers are looking to significantly limit the access to alcohol for anyone convicted of a DUI. Sponsored...

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...