If you are reading this brochure, you may be in a very difficult and frightening position of knowing someone who drinks and/or uses drugs and drives. There are no easy answers, and you may have some strong feelings about the issue. It could be your neighbor, an acquaintance, or even a loved one. You might care about the person, but hate and fear their behavior. You may feel angry about irresponsible decisions that they have made. You may even be spending time and energy protecting your friend or loved one from the consequences of their own decisions. You may live in fear that one day this person might be injured or killed in a substance impaired driving crash, or injure or kill someone else. Substance impaired driving is defined as driving while impaired by alcohol and/ or drugs. It is illegal Someone You Know Drives While Substance Impaired
Substance impaired driving is one of the most frequently committed violent crimes in the United States.
in every state in the U.S. to drive at a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .08 or greater. It’s also possible to be impaired with a
combination of alcohol and drugs or drugs by themselves. Illicit drugs, as well as some prescription drugs, can cause impairment making it dangerous to drive while taking such drugs. Substance impaired driving is one of the most frequently committed violent crimes in the U.S. Over 10,000 people a year are killed and hundreds of thousands injured
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