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
Drivers under the age of 21 represent about 10% of licensed drivers in the U.S. but are responsible for 17% of fatal alcohol-involved crashes. Those are some sobering statistics given that these drivers can’t even legally purchase alcohol.
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.