Drinksgiving Caution

An urge to be extra cautious, known as “Drinksgiving” or Blackout Wednesday,” the day before Thanksgiving has become associated with binge drinking.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says over Thanksgiving weekend from 2015 to 2019, nearly 800 people died in crashes involving a drunk driver. In that same time frame, 135 drivers involved in fatal crashes on Thanksgiving Eve were drunk.“Thanksgiving Eve to New Years Day is the time of year we see the most deaths and injuries,” said Alex Otte, the national president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Source: MG News

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