Category Archives: Drugged/Drunk Driving

Plan Ahead: There’s Life After the Party (Non-Alcoholic Beverages)

Drive Safe Hampton Roads is a non-profit regional coalition whose mission is to increase the community’s involvement and awareness of traffic safety issues. This organization is made up of individuals with an interest in preventing crashes, injuries, and fatalities on our roadways. By designating a driver and planning your celebration with safety in mind, you’ll…
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If You Feel Different, You Drive Different

Like drunk driving, drug-impaired driving is impaired driving, which means it is dangerous and illegal in all 50 States, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. Whether the drug is obtained legally or illegally, drug-impaired driving poses a threat to the driver, vehicle passengers, and other road users. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety…
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Drive Merry, Bright, and Sober This Holiday Season. Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

This holiday season, Drive Safe Hampton Roads is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to remind all drivers about the dangers of drinking and driving. We’ll be working together to remind everyone of the importance of planning a sober ride home before heading out to enjoy the holiday festivities…
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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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