|DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON|
|Posted on: Dec. 16, 2016 in Driving, Auto Insurance, Safety|
The holiday season is the perfect time for celebrating. But before you head out to the party, keep in mind these sobering statistics. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:
You may think that you’re able to drive after a drink or two. You may believe that driving with the windows down or drinking coffee will help you get sober enough to drive. But one drink can be enough to impair your driving and nothing will sober you up besides time.
This time of year, when holiday parties are in full swing, the police are often out in with extra patrols to catch impaired drivers. These additional DUI checkpoints may seem like a nuisance, but they are intended to deter people from driving when they should not. Driving under the influence can lead to arrest, license suspension, and insurance surcharges if caught. But those are the best outcomes, given how many people are injured are killed due to drunk driving.
If you’re headed out to celebrate the season, here are some party-going tips to help keep you, and the other people out there, safe.
No one wants to put a damper on the fun, but a car accident certainly will! Drink responsibly or don’t drink at all.
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