In a study to determine why adolescents choose to drink and drive, researchers found out whom the most likely people were to engage in the dangerous act. A study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health reported that young white males were more likely to get a DUI than women or men of other racial[.....]
If technology could effectively detect alcohol and prevent 7,000 drunk driving related deaths per year, would Americans make the investment? A Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, known as the DADSS, can detect alcohol in a driver and cut power to the car.
Deaths resulting from drunk driving can be reduced through technology that would keep the habitual drunk driver from starting his/her vehicle.
Thanksgiving day is one of the deadliest days of the year for drivers. That is in part because people with a history of drunk driving get behind the wheel after consuming alcoholic beverages. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drunk driving violations among repeat offenders shoots up by more than 50 percent on[.....]
The holidays are a time of celebration. Families and friends gather together for meals, gifts, and festive drinks. Champagne toasts to the New Year, warm rum toddies near the fireplace, and glasses of red wine on the table often go hand-in-hand with the holidays. At the end of the evening, when guests make their way[.....]
Behaviors change when drugs are introduced to the chemistry of the human body. Drinking alcohol is probably the most common method of altering the body’s chemistry and one that teenagers indulge in more than adults want to know. Poor decisions are made under the influence, including driving impaired. Unfortunately, about 10 percent of teenagers say[.....]
Losing a loved one is among the deepest pains we can experience as humans. Losing someone we love because another driver was drunk can feel especially hard because the accident was preventable. There are a number of groups actively working through several initiatives to try and bring down the numbers of Americans who know what[.....]
Anyone who is old enough to remember the 1960s and the 1970s is likely to be amazed at how much attitudes about drinking and driving have changed over the past few decades. As hard as it may be to believe for those who are too young to remember, back then drinking and driving was an[.....]
Teenagers long for the day when they can get a driver’s license and enjoy the independence that a car can bring. However, in many states, getting a license doesn’t mean full access to all driving privileges. The increasing popularity of graduated driving license laws are designed to keep kids focused on driving safely. Graduated driver’s[.....]
A recent study suggests many convicted drunk drivers may in fact have lifelong struggles with risky alcohol habits.