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2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

Millions will hit our nation's roads on Thanksgiving weekend, eager to spend time with family and friends. Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times to travel during the year.  More people on the roads means a great chance of vehicle crashes. In 2017, Thanksgiving weekend, 365 people were killed in passenger vehicles across the…
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2019 Blackout Wednesday

Boycott Blackout Wednesday - November 27, 2019 "Excessive drinking intoxication is prevalent over Thanksgiving due in part to cultural phenomenons like “Blackout Wednesday” that highlight and even encourage the heavy consumption of alcohol throughout this holiday weekend. Drunk-driving-related crashes spike during the Thanksgiving holiday season. According to NHTSA, from 2013 to 2017, more than 800…
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OTC/Rx Impaired Driving Prevention

NHTSA is launching a NEW OTC/RX Driving Prevention Initiative. September 23 - November 17, 2019 Impaired driving is generally associated with alcohol, prescription drug abuse, or illegal drug use. The use of legally obtained prescription (Rx) or over-the-counter (OTC) medication can also impair driving. There’s more than one way to drive under the influence. Many…
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