Super Bowl LI

With Super Bowl LI swiftly approaching, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding people that “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.” Roadways across the nation are notoriously dangerous during Super Bowl weekend. This time of year has become synonymous with extended celebrations and an increase in alcohol consumption. The NHTSA is calling on…

Saint Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual Saint Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Prevention campaign. St. Patrick’s Day is arguably one of the most dangerous holidays to be on the road. In spite of increased law enforcement presence, there are drunk drivers everywhere. Celebrations are…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over for St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is a notorious holiday for drinking. Irish and non-Irish alike participate in this sometimes, weekend-long celebration. Unfortunately, with an increase in alcohol consumption also comes an increase in drunk driving crashes and fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to…

NHTSA Teams up with RoboCop The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with RoboCop to clean up the streets. Until March 31, 2014, the NHTSA is conducting a “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” campaign featuring RoboCop. This campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of drunk and buzzed driving. Since…

2013 Holiday Season Drunk Driving Prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting an initiative to address the increased likelihood of being injured or killed by drunk drivers during the holiday season. This time of year has a particularly high risk of drinking and driving incidents due to the increase in celebrations and…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over With Halloween just around the corner, crashes involving drunk drivers are likely to increase. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately one drunk-driving fatality occurred every 53 minutes in 2011. Alcohol-Impaired Driving Facts In 2011, 9,878 people were killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. Those victims accounted…

Drunk-Driving Laws Get Tougher The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a strong recommendation to all 50 states that the legal level of blood-alcohol content (BAC) be lowered from 0.08 to 0.05. The announcement was made on May 14th, which marked the 25th anniversary of the deadliest alcohol-related highway crash in U.S. history. On…

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