Category: SoberPosts

2021 Traffic Fatalities a Call to Action to Reduce Drunk Driving

Drunk driving trends continue moving in the wrong direction. Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities rose by 14% from 2020 to 2021 in the United States, according to data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This sizable increase comes as a variety of factors make Americans more and more unsafe on highways, including higher […]

Drunk Driving is a Major Stain on Society. Ignition Interlock Devices Can Help.

Alcohol-impaired driving leads to crashes, injuries and fatalities, causing immense suffering for victims and their families. And it’s only getting worse.   According to the most recently available statistics, drunk driving deaths are on the rise. In 2020, 11,654 people died in alcohol-impaired crashes – an increase from 10,142 people in 2019 – even though there […]

National Poll: 93% Consider Drunk Driving a Serious Problem, with Strong Majority Supporting Ignition Interlock Laws as Solution

 Wide Support Across Party Lines and Demographics Underpins Need for Key Impaired Driver Prevention Technology  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid a recent 14% increase in annual drunk driving deaths, a new survey found that 93% of American voters consider drunk driving a serious problem, and 69% support laws requiring drunk drivers to install ignition interlock devices […]

Our Take: Memorial Day is the Deadliest Holiday

May is the deadliest month of the year, and Memorial Day is the deadliest holiday on U.S. roadways, even worse than New Year’s and Thanksgiving. Mother’s Day is the 5th and Cinco de Mayo is the 7th. They combine for a total of 1,269 yearly average fatal crashes during a four-day holiday period, according to […]