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Drinking and Driving

Preventable Tragedies: What We Can Do To Make The Roads Safer

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

We need to hold a high value to human life, and respect it. By following laws and morals, we can try to prevent more deaths from automobiles. With the numbers always increasing, we can't afford not to do anything about it.

Parents: You Can Play An Important Role in Keeping Your Teen Drivers Safe. Really!

Kate Carr | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Kate Carr

Learning to drive is an exciting time for a teenager, and a stressful one for any and all parents. A driver's license brings freedom and a new level o...

The Present Impact of a Past Friend

Lauren Dillard | Posted 03.18.2017 | Women
Lauren Dillard

Over time, I have met thousands of people. Some for a matter of minutes, others have been friends for years. There are not many people that have influenced the way I welcome newcomers or work to include those who look lost.

"People Started Referring To Me As A Monster." A Gay Man's Struggle With Alcohol

Nathan Manske | Posted 09.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

Finally growing tired of the endless cycle of drinking, making mistakes, resolving them, and repeating the process all over again, Alexander had a moment of clarity and wanted to stop once and for all.

Why 'Mad Men' Gives Us Hope on the Gun Violence Issue

Daniel Gross | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Daniel Gross

Don Draper famously said, "If you don't like what's being talked about, change the conversation." That is precisely what we must do to address the problem of gun deaths and injuries in our nation.

Beer Commercial With Adorable Man, Even More Adorable Dog Has Surprise Twist At End

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.22.2014 | Good News

Sometimes, puppies speak louder than words. Just watch Budweiser’s new ad against drunk driving above, which centers around the bond between a ma...

Lessons Learned

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Stephen Gray Wallace

Given the fact that the majority of teens learn to drive from their parents, open dialogue about safe behaviors on both sides is critical.

Another Bloody Christmas in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 03.01.2014 | Home
Marco Cáceres

Perhaps one of the strangest tragedies having to do with human violence in Honduras is the one that is foretold at least twice a year whenever hospita...

Girls Night: Tips for Responsible and Healthy Holiday Imbibing

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Jey Davis

The other day I was driving down the road and I sneezed, like... really hard. The sneeze was so hard, my head felt like it exploded. My first thought ...

'Affluenza' and the Miscarriage of Justice

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Do we really believe that a young teenager from an inner city or from a rural area who had a rough upbringing would receive time at a treatment facility if he/she killed four people after driving drunk? I don't think so, and neither do the majority of us.

Epic Prank On Drunk Friend Drives Risk Home

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.11.2013 | Weird News

When YouTubers Tom Mabe and Jim Clark were faced with a drunk friend who had already wracked up five DUIs, they came up with an ingenious prank to set...

'Pee Analyzer' Helps Nightclub Combat Drunk Driving

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 07.24.2013 | Small Business

A night partying on the town may be all in good fun, that is until it comes time to go home. All too often, late night revelers get behind the wheel o...

Why Everyone Should 'Get' MADD

Anai Rhoads | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Anai Rhoads

Deaths caused by drunk drivers have a long-lasting ripple effect -- it spreads to all family members, friends and even acquaintances.

DUI Cop Arrested For Suspected DUI

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 02.06.2013 | Denver

The off-duty police officer arrested in Thornton this week on suspicion of driving drunk was the Boulder Police Department's DUI enforcement officer -...

I Hope My Son Inherits My Luck

JD Roberto | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
JD Roberto

What keeps me awake at night these days isn't that these two boys will turn out to be "bad kids" but rather that they'll be just like me -- young and unbearably foolish -- but not nearly as lucky; that the laws of probability will make them answer for their missteps in a way I never had to.

Talking To Kids About Drunk Driving

Posted 10.26.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: The CDC puts it pretty plainly: “Driving drunk is never OK.” ...

Angels at Risk: Brilliant Bottom Line Basics for October

Susie Spain | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

The drinkers and the designated drivers almost always have secrets because they are trying to find their way. Remember that they are still kids, remember how quickly they can get lost.

Fort Collins Woman Hit By 3 Vehicles Dies

Posted 09.13.2012 | Denver

Investigators are calling the death of a woman who was hit by three vehicles in succession an accident. Police say a 1999 Ford Expedition was drivi...

Drunks and Other Tales From Mexico City

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 11.06.2012 | Crime
Fundacion MEPI

If we keep circumventing the law, we will continue to lament the statistics.

Downtown LA Hipster Bar Under Fire For Instagram Pic

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.03.2012 | Los Angeles

An Instagram photo of four friends holding drinks at the Villains Tavern bar in downtown LA has prompted an investigation into the way the venue serve...

Ask Noah: The Dangers of a Good Time

Noah Kass | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Social interactions and friendly camaraderie play a big role in holiday overindulgence. The idea that everyone is going to overindulge together makes drinking an imagined prerequisite for holiday cheer.

Teen's Award-Winning Video Inspires Peers To Avoid Drinking And Driving At Prom | Posted 04.27.2012 | Impact

Wilmington High School educators have been sending the message to students stay safe, especially around prom and graduation season. That message is n...

I Think You've Had Enough

Ari Weisbrot | Posted 02.01.2012 | Crime
Ari Weisbrot

I spent a day in West Palm Beach where I discovered that there are two times when you do not want to be in South Florida. The first is from May through September. The second is whenever you are driving while intoxicated.

Teacher Busted For Alleged Drinking And Driving Lesson

Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

Iowa police say that a 62-year-old driving teacher gave wine to a 14- and 16-year-old girl and then let them get behind the wheel during a recent less...

Florida High School Student Suing District After Drunk Crash

Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

A Florida high school student who, two years ago got drunk at his teacher's home and crashed the teacher's SUV into two vehicles, is now suing his dis...