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Drunk driving is illegal in the United States and causes many world wide accidents.
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CDC: Teen drinking and driving rates cut in half

CDC: Teen drinking and driving rates cut in half | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
The number of teenagers who are drinking and driving has dropped by 54% in the past two decades, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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In 2011, when asked if they drink and drive, 90% of the high school students 16 and older surveyed by the CDC said they did not.

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Consequences of Drunk Driving ……Facts, Consequences, Statistics

The consequences of drunk driving include physical injuries, emotional damage, and legal problems. Learn how the effects of drunk driving influence the driver, those injured, and their families.
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A convicted drunk driver also faces fines (sometimes in the thousands of dollars), jail time, increased insurance costs, attorney fees, court costs, lost time from work, and other penalties that vary from state to state.

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Rapper Tweets 'YOLO' About Driving Drunk At 120 MPH, Dies Minutes Later

Rapper Tweets 'YOLO' About Driving Drunk At 120 MPH, Dies Minutes Later | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
Ervin McKinness, a 21-year-old aspiring rapper, tweeted about driving drunk at 120 mph minutes before dying in a fiery one-car crash that killed the rapper and four others.
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A rapper named Ervin McKinnes tweets "YOLO" while drunk driving and minutes later, he dies in a car crash with four other people.

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Drunk Driving Facts - Drunk Driving Statistics

Drunk Driving Facts - Drunk Driving Statistics | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
Learn drunk driving facts about drunk driving statistics at DUI.Lifetips.com. Learn drinking and driving fact.
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• One person is killed every half-hour due to drunk driving
• Each year approximately 16,000 are killed in alcohol related crashes
• Alcohol is a factor in almost half of all traffic fatalities
• Every other minute a person is seriously injured in an alcohol related crash.

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CDC Vital Signs - Drinking and Driving: A Threat to Everyone

CDC Vital Signs - Drinking and Driving: A Threat to Everyone | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.
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Drunk driving has gone down 30% since 2010 when every adult was estimated to drink 112 million times. lcohol-impaired drivers* are involved in about 1 in 3 crash deaths, resulting in nearly 11,000 deaths in 2009.

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Drinking & Driving - Alcohol: Problems & Solutions Site

Practical, effective ways to prevent drunk driving are described.
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A designated driver is simply a person who agrees to refrain from alcohol and be responsible for driving others home.

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Victims of Drunk Drivers

Victims of Drunk Drivers | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
Memorial pages that honor those killed on the highways by drunken drivers.
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Drunk driving doesn't only affect you but others. The lives of others may be affected by the death of someone who died due to an irresponsible drunk driver. In the past 10 years 250,000 people have died in alcohol-related accidents. Each victim leaves behind loved ones whose lives are forever changed.

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Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving | DrunkDriving | Scoop.it
Advice about the dangers and consequences of drinking alcohol and driving ... What will you be driving next?
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The effects of drinking then driving causes you to react slower to the raod and road problems. This widens your chances in crashing and getting into accidents.With vehicles travelling around town at around 20 metres per second, fractions of a second can make all the difference. Alcohol impairment could be the difference between stopping before the school crossing or on it.

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Every Day 36 People Die by Drunk Drivers

A drinking and driving PSA by Jennifer, Justin and Khalliq.
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Most accidents come from drunk teenagers all over the United States drinking while driving.

 

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