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National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month 

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Every day, 36 people in the United States die, and approximately 700 more are injured, in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.

This December, during National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month), consider what you and your community can do to make injuries and deaths from impaired driving less of a threat.

The Problem

Protect Yourself and Your Family and Friends

During the holiday season, and year-round, take steps to make sure that you and everyone you celebrate with avoids driving under the influence of alcohol. Following these tips from NHTSA can help you stay safe:

Know How Communities Can Help

Proven community and state-level methods for reducing alcohol-impaired driving include:

Resources for More Information

Web-based Resources

CDC: Impaired Driving Fact Sheet:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Traffic Safety Facts 2006: Alcohol-Impaired Driving


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Content Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury