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Drive Sober or Get a Ride

Date Posted: 03/14/2024

More than 13,384 preventable deaths throughout 2021 involved drunk driving, representing 31% of all traffic fatalities in the United States that year. Over the 2021 St. Patrick's Day holiday period, specifically, 47 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes.
Year after year, the rate of impairment among drivers involved in fatal crashes is higher at night on St. Patrick's Day. In 2021, 41 of the 47 traffic fatalities involving an impaired driver during the holiday period occurred in the nighttime hours (6:00 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.). Still, 31 daytime fatalities in drunk-driving crashes occurred between 2017 and 2021 over the St. Patrick's Day holiday period. It doesn't matter if it is during the day or the night, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.

St. Patricks decorations with don't push your luck. Drive sober or get a ride.

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