A fatal collision following a Thanksgiving party. A teen starts the new year in a wheelchair because of an alcohol-related crash. A repeat drunk driver kills three on Christmas Day.
This time of year brings celebrations, time with family, joy, and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related highway deaths has also become a tradition of the season.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Share our Holiday Drinking & DUI infographic to raise awareness and help #ChangeTheTrend. And use the SCRAM Systems Holiday Resources below for more information on holiday drinking data and tips to support sobriety this season.
The Impact of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Drinking
Every year there is an alarming increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related highway deaths during the holiday season. Download and share this Infographic and help #ChangeTheTrend through awareness and vigilance this holiday season.
Monitor, 24/7, the ones you’re most concerned about, and talk with your SCRAM CAM provider or program manager about any additional needs you have during the holiday period.
Check back through the holiday season as we update with more data, resources, and information on holiday drinking and driving.
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