How to Stay Safe During National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

It’s the holidays and while right now, you may be enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of the season (fresh pine & holiday cookies, anyone?), there’s an important awareness month happening that is recognized nationally each December. It’s National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, also known as National 3D Prevention Month. This annual observance is a sobering reminder to never drive impaired. The facts are simple – getting behind the wheel of a car when you’re under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, and even some legal prescription and over-the-counter drugs (which may affect your ability to drive) can result in a serious car accident and life-threatening injuries to yourself and others. According to the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the time period between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day is “one of the deadliest and most dangerous times on America’s roadways because of an increase in impaired driving.” Read on to learn [...]