Impaired Driving


Survivor Stories: How One Bad Decision Can Change Your Life Forever

By Steve Sconzert

As a teenager, I had three priorities in life: partying, girls, and my car. Which came first depended on where I was that day. The best days included all three. You might think I was a troublemaker. One of those kids that had poor grades, and was always in trouble with the law. Not so. A National Honor Society member, I did not cut classes, and never saw the inside of a police station. Respectful to teachers and friendly to all, I dreamed of becoming a pilot.

That changed on March 21st, 1981.

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The Risks of Impaired Driving

By DriveitHOME

With the end-of-the-year holidays in sight, teen drivers must prepare for an all-too-common risk on the road: driver impairment.

Alcohol and teens are a dangerous mix. According to NHTSA, about 25 percent of teen car crashes involve an underage drinking driver, and Christmas and New Years are popular drinking holidays. All 50 states have zero tolerance underage drinking laws for a reason: inexperience already puts teens at high risk for a fatal crash and alcohol makes the odds much worse.

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