Most people recognize the extreme risks of driving drunk. A relatively new hazard, however, is just as dangerous – distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to texting while driving, as well as anything that removes a driver’s attention from the driving task. From 2012 to 2018, approximately … [Read more...] about Is Distracted Driving More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving?
The myriad challenges of 2020 have pushed many people to their limits. Now, it’s the holiday season – a time of year that is statistically more difficult for people with substance use disorders even without COVID-19 adding to stress, anxiety and depression. Fortunately, there are things you can do … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Staying Sober During a Pandemic Holiday
It’s easy to think that a DUI will never happen to you. In most states, in order to be charged with a DUI, your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) must be at least .08. But, according to a Colorado Springs DUI lawyer, in states like Colorado, you can get charged with a DWAI (Driving While … [Read more...] about 5 Ways a DUI Charge Can Affect Your Life
While most think that driving typically involves using only our hands and feet, our brains are ultimately responsible for controlling both our movement and thoughts when operating a vehicle. If alcohol is added into the mix, it can throw off our bodies not only physically but mentally as well. As … [Read more...] about How Alcohol Impacts The Ability to Drive