Societal Costs

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

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Saturday Halloween Escalates Dangerous Drinking Trends

Witches, vampires, and zombies won’t be the only scary things out on the streets this weekend. Over the...

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Study Finds Working Long Hours Linked to Excessive Drinking

Three martini lunches may be a thing of the past, but for many workers heading out to happy...

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Infographic: The Unlucky Truth About St. Patrick’s Day and Drinking

There’s one St. Patrick’s Day tradition we could all do without: the spikes in binge drinking, DUIs, and...

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Clubs in UK Breathalyze Patrons to Curb Alcohol-Related Violence

Londoners may need to do more than pay a cover charge to get into nightclubs. The London Metropolitan...

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Study: Binge Drinking Affects Young Adults’ Immune Systems

Think the worst thing you’ll get from a night of hard drinking is a hangover? Think again. New...

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Cheers or Jeers for Uber’s Surge Pricing During High DUI Holidays

In July, reporters with the Washington Post found a correlation between the introduction of ridesharing apps, such as...

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NHTSA Releases 2013 Drunk Driving Statistics

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that drunk driving deaths in the United States are once...

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6 Tips for Hosting a Safe Holiday Party

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 728 people will be injured or killed each day in...

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British Prime Minister Promises More Sobriety Bracelets

In a speech at last weekend’s G20 summit in Australia, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that if...

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Infographic: Drinking & DUIs During the Holidays

There’s one holiday tradition we could all do without: the spikes in binge drinking, DUIs, and alcohol-involved crashes...