“Texas Department of Transportation is launching its statewide Drive Sober. No Regrets. campaign in an effort to remind drivers to never get behind the wheel after drinking, either over the holidays or at any other time of the year.
This time of year means celebrating with family and friends, which should be a joyous time of year for everyone, sadly, the holiday season often turns tragic because someone chooses to get behind the wheel after drinking.
Something that can be easily prevented oftentimes leads to serious physical, emotional, and financial consequences and those consequences are sometimes fatal.
According to TxDOT, last year Texas saw 48,641 traffic crashes occur during the holiday season, which resulted in 433 fatalities and 1,695 serious injuries. Almost a quarter of those deaths were alcohol-related, with 98 people killed and 236 people seriously injured in drunk driving crashes.”
Read further from NBCDFW (USA, November 2022) and visit SoberRides.org