With the Super Bowl teams set for the big game, fans across the country will be hosting or attending Super Bowl parties. Whether you are hosting or attending a game day celebration (which typically includes consuming alcohol), it is important to remember that buzzed driving is drunk driving. Many drivers fail to realize how a .08 blood alcohol content impairs their driving skills. In 2010, 10,228 people lost their lives in car accidents involving at least one driver with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).
NHTSA has these tips for hosting a safe Super Bowl Sunday party:
And as always, remind everyone to buckle their seatbelts as they leave your home.
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Approved by attorney David Schloss