Accidents Related to DUIs
If you look up the statistics about the number of accidents that happen annually, you might need a minute to take it all in. There are thousands of accidents that happen every month, and these accidents can range from a minor bump that only caused mild annoyance to full-blow collisions that have resulted in life-altering injuries and even death. A lot of these very serious accidents are attributed to people that are driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, and any other substance. You do not want to, under any circumstance, try to drive when you are not sober. It does not matter if it is just a light buzz or whether you are tipsy, you want to avoid it. Period. You can learn more about drunk driving accidents by looking up the statistics online, and by reading the rest of this article.
Several parts of the brain are compromised when we are driving under the influence; this includes our cognition, our ability to make split decisions, our reactivity and reflexes, and our general ability to estimate speed and distance. All of these are very important when we are driving, so it is no surprise that people who choose to drive when not sober are a lot more likely to get into an accident, drive recklessly, make mistakes, and potentially harm and even kill people. These are very grave consequences that can end up affecting the rest of your life, and the lives of innocent people who are on the same road or area as you when you are driving past them. It is not worth it. Your car can wait. You can get wherever you need to be with a sober driver. Do not get behind the wheel under the influence to keep yourself and other people safe.