Nearly 25% of deaths on Minnesota roads are drunk driving-related.
It is illegal to drive with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Yet, impaired driving leads to an unacceptable number of injuries or deaths each year. Driving after drinking any amount of alcohol is dangerous, as numerous factors can lead to your driving being impaired. Mixing alcohol with driving is deadly. That's the sobering truth.
A DWI will cost you about $10K.
Your license can be revoked. You can be fined. Your insurance costs will go up and you could go to jail. Driving a vehicle while impaired is not only expensive, it's a criminal offense. Got $10,000 lying around? Most people don't.
If you are drinking, please do not drive.
Plan your safe ride home before you go out.
If someone you know has been drinking, don't let them drive.
If you drink, do not drive for any reason. Get a ride.
Hosting a party where alcohol will be served? Make sure all guests leave with a sober driver.
Wear your seat belt. It's your best defense against impaired drivers.
What if you encounter an impaired driver on the road? Contact local law enforcement.
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