Societal Costs

Blog articles on Sobering Up that depict how societal costs in the United States are affected by drunk driving and alcohol crime.

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,...

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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...

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Problem Drinking on the Rise for Older Adults

Recent research is bringing to light a troubling trend in alcohol abuse: A spike in late-in-life, high-risk drinking....

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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...

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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Infographic Uncovers Scary Truth of Halloween Drinking

Halloween is one of the scariest nights of the year, but for reasons that have nothing to do with ghosts, goblins, or witches. This...

Driving violations increased on nine of the last 11 Super Bowl Sundays
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Drinking, drunk driving spike on Super Bowl Sunday

The most dangerous place during the Super Bowl likely won’t be out on the field—it will be out...

dangers of holiday drinking and DUIs
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays

This time of year brings celebrations, time with family, joy, and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI...

Halloween comes with scary trends in binge drinking and drunk driving
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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking 2016

Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters. The last decade has seen a spike in the number of...

alcohol linked to cancer
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Science says even moderate drinking ups risk of cancer

There’s no question that heavy drinking, binge drinking, and alcohol misuse are bad for your health. However many of...