PHOENIX, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Increases the odds of an accident occurring, it almost always increases the severity of the accident as well. Hastings & Hastings acknowledges that there is almost nothing more dangerous than an intoxicated driver.
Statistics have shown that over a third of offenders are between the ages of 21 and 24. A further third of offenders fall between the ages of 25 and 34. Younger drivers are more inclined to drink and drive. Hastings & Hastings supports the proper education of young drivers on the consequences of drinking and driving. Hastings & Hastings would like to believe that with proper education, young drivers will be less inclined to drink and drive.
Hastings & Hastings notes, if individuals know they are going to be traveling and consuming alcohol, they should plan ahead. There are many alternative modes of transportation that are safe, easy, cheap, and convenient. Popular ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft can be utilized anytime, day or night. They can be accessed using an intuitive smartphone application. Alternatively, if individuals are commuting with a large group, they can nominate a designated driver. Hastings & Hastings notes, designated drivers should always have their dinner paid for. Finally, traditional modes of public transportation, such as taxis are also a good option.
It is never worth it to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated. The driver doesn't just put their life at risk, the put the lives of everyone else on the road in danger. Hastings & Hastings believes that personal responsibility and education are the best tools that can be used to combat driving while under the influence.
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