Tag: NHTSA

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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...

Labor Day drinking
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Labor Day Fourth Deadliest Holiday for Drunk Driving

As summer winds down, Americans are looking forward to Labor Day—the last holiday of the season and last...

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...

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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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...

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Report Calls for Higher Taxes, Lower BAC to Reduce DWI Deaths

In January the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released “Getting to zero alcohol-impaired driving fatalities: A...

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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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Drinking legally at 19? Wisconsin is considering it

Could lowering the legal drinking age reduce binge drinking among younger drinkers, particularly those in college? Three Wisconsin...