Drunk Driving: DUI or DWI it doesn’t matter
by: Stuart Simpson
You know it’s a problem to drink and drive. Drinking and driving is the most frequently committed crime. 115 people a day die from car accidents. Of that, 47 had been drinking. Most of the accidents occur between midnight and 3 am. 43% of the fatal accidents of drunk drivers happen on the weekend. Holidays always play an important role, too. New Year’s Day is number one at 67%. Fortunately, cars are getting safer and the statistics are slowing from early 1960’s levels.
You don’t have to be “drunk” to impair your driving skills. Most don’t appear “drunk” when they get behind the wheel. You have to allow time to “sober up” after drinking if you have to drive...