Hello Guys and Gals, please be safe this New Years Holiday. Here are some facts to consider when enjoying a fuction that involves alcohol.
Fact 1. During 2009, more DUI – Alcohol crashes were reported in the hour between 2:00 am and 2:59 am than any other hour of the day. Also, more alcohol related crashes occurred on Saturday than any other day of the week.
Fact 2. In 2009, there were 956 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 30.9% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
Fact 3. Of all persons killed in vehicles where restraint usage was applicable and usage was known in 2009, 47% were reported as not restrained when the fatal crash occurred.
Suggestion- Do not drink and drive at any costs, your life and others cannot be replaced. Call a cab or stay the night with your friends- They surely will understand. Hint hide your car keys so your chances of getting behind the wheel are limited with your alcohol irrational thinking.
Information contained in this report represents reportable data collected from Texas Peace Officer’s
Crash Reports (CR-3) received and processed by the Department as of August 14, 2010.
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