Tag: impaired driving

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Drunk Driving Deaths Dipped in 2017. But That’s Not the Whole Story.

In 2017, 10,874 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes, according to recent data from the National...

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...

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...

Fireworks in the Sky
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4 Activities to Avoid If You Plan to Drink this 4th of July

From California to Maine, people will soon be gathering in parks and backyards to celebrate Independence Day. For...

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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...

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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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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,...