Tag: Impaired Driving

  • January 6th, 2022

You’ve probably heard of a few good ways to say no to drugs at parties or social occasions. But how can you get away from constant, everyday pressure from your friends or schoolmates? Visit the Just Think Twice homepage here to learn more.

  • October 8th, 2021

Facts About Counterfeit Pills Criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills and falsely marketing them as legitimate prescription pills to deceive the American public. Counterfeit pills are widely available, and DEA and its law enforcement partners are seizing deadly fake pills at record rates. Counterfeit pills are more lethal than ever before. The number of […]

  • August 3rd, 2021

The Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the deadliest times of the year in terms of drunk-driving fatalities. With NHTSA’s support, state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation are stepping-up enforcement to keep communities safe by putting an end to drunk driving. Sobering Statistics Approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in […]

  • June 10th, 2021

This Fourth of July, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is working together with the law enforcement community to decrease impaired driving. NHTSA and law enforcement agencies across the country are working tirelessly to spread the word about the dangers of drunk driving and to remind all drivers: If you […]

  • March 30th, 2021

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) leads the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol. Supported by nine of America’s distillers who lead with a strong commitment to responsibility, Responsibility.org’s distinguished National Advisory Board and our partners at the national and local level help us reach […]

  • January 14th, 2021

It is Week 43 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. The number of crashes is similar to pre-COVID-19 levels. The total number of speed-related crashes increased over the four-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking advantage […]

  • January 14th, 2021

Marijuana use impairs cognitive abilities necessary for safe driving, including reaction time, road lane–tracking ability, and attention maintenance. In 2018, 45.3% of US residents aged 12 years or older reported having used marijuana in their lifetime; 10.1% were recent users.1 Although US high school seniors reporting driving after using marijuana (DAUM) decreased slightly from 14.6% in […]

  • December 9th, 2020

It is Week 39 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. The number of crashes has dropped to around 80% of its pre-COVID-19 levels. The total number of speed-related crashes decreased over the four-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their […]

  • December 3rd, 2020

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Check out a few key frequently asked questions and answers about drug-impaired driving from the resource below. What is drug-impaired driving? Driving under the influence of over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, marijuana, or illegal drugs. How common is drug-impaired driving?  In 2019, 13.7 million people (ages 16 and older) drove after using illicit drugs. […]