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Category Archives: drunk driving

Plan for a Safe Super Bowl This Winter

The Super Bowl continuously ranks as one of the most dangerous times of year for drunk driving deaths. In fact, 43% of all traffic fatalities on Super Bowl Sunday in 2012 were caused by drunk driving, compared to an average of 31% for the whole year, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. This year, […]

Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve Festivities

New Year’s Eve is about celebrating the anticipation of the New Year and starting fresh. However, a good time can turn into tragedy quickly if proper precautions aren’t taken. Every year, nearly 10,000 people are killed in drunk driving crashes, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The risk of sharing the road with a […]

New App Sends Designated Driver to Retrieve Partygoers and Their Cars

The holiday season is a time for alcohol excess. But now you don’t have to worry about leaving your car somewhere if you are too intoxicated to drive home, thanks to BeMyDD, a new cab service that dispatches a driver to meet you at your event and drive you and your vehicle back safely. A […]

Should We Treat Drunk Driving Like Reckless Driving?

In early January, a 9-year-old boy and his father were crossing a New York City street at the crosswalk with the “walk” sign in their favor when a taxi cab drove directly into them when making a left turn. The boy was killed instantly. The father suffered minor injuries. The District Attorney’s office immediately investigated […]

Drunk Driving: The Shocking Facts & How You Can Help Prevent Fatalities Related to Impaired Driving

More than one-third of people killed in an alcohol-related crash are not the impaired drivers. In 2011, 9,878 people lost their lives because of drunk driving. These people make up 31% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities. The portion of people killed in in a motor vehicle accident each year due to a drunk driver […]