Drunk Driving Rates Spike Over Labor Day

Drunk Driving Rates Spike Over Labor Day

Personal Injury
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, and many people take the opportunity for a family outing or social gathering over the long holiday weekend. In many cases, days on a boat, a camping trip, or a BBQ involve relaxing by drinking some alcoholic beverages. Unfortunately, many people then decide to get into their cars and drive while they are under the influence of alcohol. For an idea of the dangers of drunk driving over holiday weekends, we can take a look at statistics regarding this past Memorial Day weekend in California: 1,099 people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI)About 14 people were arrested each hour over the long weekendAt least 34 people died in alcohol-related crashesMany more people suffered injuries in alcohol-related crashes While…
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