Since the September 11 terror attacks, over 200,000 men women and children have died in America as a result of drunk driving. Laws providing a deterrent are not enough. We need to address the behaviors in our culture that put drunk drivers on the road. It is time to stand up and admit that as a culture, we drink together and LET each other drive away.
The SoberDrivers Pledge is a promise worth keeping. It's your promise to BE PREVENTION by preventing your own impaired driving and preventing those around you from driving too soon after partying.
The National Directory of Designated Driver Services (NDDDS) is a list of companies that will come to where you have been drinking and drive you home in your own car. [updated 04/09/18]
Today, @kanyewest Admitted Driving on Opioids! People taking about their hurt feelings because of Kanye's WORDS, but it's his ACTIONS that can kill someone. Those around him should not tolerate this! https://t.co/n4yC7vkXgi #BePrevention— DADO President (@DADOHELP) May 2, 2018
In America on average, nearly 11,000 people die every year in DUI-related crashes. This decline of a couple hundred fatalities per year is a function of improved vehicle safety, NOT the necessary change in our behaviors. A full 1/3 of all arrested for DUI/DWI are repeat offenders.
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Citadel Safety makes the RRS (Responsible Ride Summoner.)
The RRS dials the people you trust when you need a safe ride. You can read about it in our "Personal Tech - Avoiding DUI with Devices" article.
90% of All Drunk Driving Happens After Drinking With Family, Friends, and Coworkers. There is almost always somebody around who could be part of the solution. Don't let drunk driving happen right in front of you.
"I never worry about being driven to drink,
I only worry about being driven home."