In the month of December, individually, we often look forward to celebrating the holidays with our friends and family. However, intoxicated driving is particularly risky in December. That’s why the month of December this year, for the 42nd year in a row, has been designated as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Let’s take a closer look at what we can do to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe this holiday season.
The good news is that prevention works. Make sure you and others are aware of the risks of drunk driving and take safety precautions when meeting this holiday season.
Parents and caregivers may feel even more pressure because many kids are home from school for the holidays and want to interact with their friends. Give your children opportunities for safe socialization by:
This holiday season, every one of us has the power to encourage the safety of the people we know and care about as they travel to and from their celebrations. So speak up about what constitutes proper and improper conduct, not just with respect to alcohol consumption but also about other substances that can endanger our ability to go home safely. And remember, if you or a loved one become injured due to a driver who was impaired, do not hesitate to contact an experienced St. Louis drunk driving personal injury attorney at Goldblatt + Singer. Call (314) 888-1000 or contact us online to receive your free, no-obligation, confidential consultation.