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Avoiding DUI accidents – tips for staying safe

On Behalf of | Dec 29, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

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The holiday season is ending with New Year’s Eve this weekend. Not only is it a time for families and friends to come together, but it is also a time to reflect on the year. Tragically, it is also a the time of year when impaired driving tends to rise. The holiday atmosphere encourages people to consume alcohol or drugs at parties and family gatherings.

New Year’s Day is the deadliest day for drunk driving, with a 117% higher increased risk of an accident to be fatal.

Simple Tips To Staying Safe

  1. Use a rideshare service such as uber, Lyft, or private limo service
  2. Use public transportation
  3. Pick a designated driver
  4. Have a virtual party using Facetime or other virtual service
  5. Stay home, stay safe.
  6. Special note to consider: Avoid driving the morning after New Year’s Eve; as people can still be intoxicated.

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