DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Drunk and High, The Worst Combination Possible for Getting Behind the Wheel
In the field of substance abuse, three connected factors are setting the stage for serious harm on America’s roads.
Drunk Driving And Its Tragic Effects
One of the primary goals of any society should be the preservation of life. In some respects, this can be difficult and challenging (as in the case of finding a cure for aggressive cancers, for example). But other causes of death could be easily prevented. To this end, efforts could be made that would drastically reduce drunk driving fatalities.
The Great Controversy: Is There Really a Connection Between Marijuana Use and Traffic Accidents?
It can be hard to get a straight answer to this question. We'll look at some of the effects of pot and some of the data on traffic accidents and you can decide.
Safe Driving – The Importance of Getting There Alive
It's important to learn the truth about drunk and drugged driving, the harm involved, what precipitates such decisions, and what people can do to prevent the lethal phenomena of under-the-influence driving.
Youth Too Often Choose to Ride with Impaired Drivers, Not Realizing They Risk Their Lives
Peer pressure can make teens and young adults feel compelled to go along with dangerous stunts. They might not realize that getting in the car with an impaired driver could be one of the most dangerous stunts of all.
In Fatal Traffic Accidents, More Drivers Are Drugged Than Drunk
A new report reveals that for the first time, a higher number of drivers who recently died in car crashes were drugged than were drunk. Forty-three percent of these drivers had used a legal or illegal drug compared to 37% who exceeded the legal limit for alcohol.
How Much Does Alcoholism Contribute to Traffic Fatalities?
It’s a good guess that pretty much everyone knows that drunk drivers are dangerous to themselves and everyone in their environments. Amazingly, this doesn’t stop tens of thousands of people each year from driving off in their cars when they have had too much to drink.