Buzzed driving is drugged driving. This Halloween, if you’re going to drive don’t drink, and if you’re going to drink don’t drive! Have a safe and happy Halloween! >>Check out NHTSA’s Buzzed Driving Resources Here
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By Catherine Badillo According to a national survey, almost 55 percent of college students ages 18-22 drank alcohol in the past month, and more than 1 out of 3 students engaged in binge drinking during that same timeframe (1). Whether it’s a friend’s party, a tailgate, or girls’ night in, consuming alcohol is something almost […]
By Adriana Calzada-Camacho Growing up and being around people who drink a lot has made me look at alcohol differently. When I was younger (about 10 years old), my family and I were headed back home from a party. My dad had been drinking at the party, but he was the only person that could drive […]
Alcohol is a substance that reduces the function of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination. All these abilities are essential to operating a vehicle safely. As alcohol levels rise in a person’s system, the negative effects on the central nervous system increase, too. Alcohol is absorbed directly through the walls of the stomach […]
U in the Driver Seat (UDS), a peer-to-peer program focusing on the prevention of young adult motor vehicle crashes—the leading cause of injury and death for young adults in the United States—helps students learn about the risks they face behind the wheel and supports them in spreading safe driving messages to their school and community. […]