Drunk Driving

consequences of driving drunk

Who does drunk driving affect?

What is drunk driving?

Depending on your height, weight, and how much you drink will determine your condition for driving. Consuming a large amount of alcohol on a empty stomach will decrease your ability to drive and impair your decisions and actions.

Data on Drunk Driving

  • Each day, people drive drunk more than 300,000 times, but only about 3200 are arrested.

  • Impairment is not determined by the type of drink, but rather by the amount of alcohol drunk over time.

  • In 2015, 10,265 people died in drunk driving crashes.. one every 51 minutes.. and 290,000 were injured in drunk driving crashes.

  • Drunk driving costs the United States $132 billion a year

Help and Treatment

  • Have a plan ( calling a friend, DD)
  • Traffic stops
  • Car breathalyzers
  • Call a taxi
  • Don't drink
Teen Drunk Driving PSA

Pertaining to question..

Drunk driving affects everyone. Teens and adults are most likely to do they act of drunk driving but anyone can be a victim of it. Most of the victims are other drivers on the road but also include innocent bystanders. Drunk driving easily be prevented and save many peoples lives just by having a dd or calling a taxi.