Corned beef and green rivers are popular St. Patrick’s Day traditions, but for many the main focus of the holiday is alcohol. Data shows that DUIs, alcohol violations, and alcohol-involved crashes spike on the holiday itself, as well as during the corresponding weekend.
Here you’ll find tools and shareable resources to raise awareness about the dangers of St. Patty’s day drinking.
Traffic Safety Marketing: Saint Patrick’s Day
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Luck of the Irish: Driving Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day Drinking: Facts, Hangovers, and Advice
Sobering Up Blog
Newly released data from NHTSA shows that both overall traffic deaths and alcohol-involved traffic fatalities increased in 2016 over the previous year. It’s the first time in more than a decade that deaths on America’s roads have increased for two consecutive years.
SCRAM in the News
Officials say the Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Program will make Louisville’s roads safer and help repeat DUI defendants with rehabilitation.
Hear Dennis talk about his struggles with alcohol and how SCRAM CAM helped him get his life back on track.