The dangers of drinking and driving are well-documented, but this doesn't stop everyone from consuming alcohol before getting behind the wheel.
Imagine this: You're traveling down the road, and you come across a driver swerving all over the place. Furthermore, they're braking erratically and ignoring the rules of the road.
A 34-year-old Union City man has been arrested on numerous charges including driving under the influence (DUI) after he caused a deadly crash in downtown Atlanta early in the morning of April 20.
People consume alcohol for a number of different reasons. Some do it because they like the way it tastes. Others drink because they like the way it makes them feel. Many people drink to fit in at parties or other social situations.
Even if you understand the importance of avoiding drinking and driving at all costs, it doesn't mean every other driver on the road is taking the same approach. Drunk driving will always be a problem, even with strict laws and enforcement in place.
If you've been drinking alcohol, there may come a point when you ask yourself this question: Have I had too much to drink to drive?
What are the odds that you'll encounter a drunk driver out there on the roads? What are the odds of ending up killed in a drunk driving accident?
Imagine this: You're driving down the road, minding your own business, and you come across someone driving in an erratic manner. As you pay closer attention, you come to realize that the person may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
While there is a big difference between taking a sip of alcohol and downing an entire bottle of wine, nothing changes the fact that consumption impacts the body in many ways. The more you drink the greater chance there is of a serious impact.
The family of a young Georgia father who was killed last summer by an alleged drunk driver is suing the strip club where the man had been drinking in the hours before the fatal crash.