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Teaching and Inspiring the Prevention of Drunk Driving

Since the September 11 terror attacks, over 180,000 men women and children have died in America as a result of drunk driving. Laws providing a deterrent are not enough. We need to address the behaviors in our culture that put drunk drivers on the road. It is time to stand up and admit that as a culture, we drink together and LET each other drive away. - Allen D. Porter

Invitation to take The SoberDrivers Pledge

The SoberDrivers Pledge is a promise worth keeping. It's your promise to BE PREVENTION by preventing your own drunk driving and preventing those around from driving too soon after drinking.

The National Directory of Designated Driver Services - NDDDS

The National Directory of Designated Driver Services (NDDDS) is a list of companies that will come to where you have been drinking and drive you home in your own car. [updated 4/30/16]

The DUI Avoidance Lesson Plan

The DUI Avoidance Lesson Plan lays out in simple terms what what drunk driving is and why you should avoid it with detailed tips on how to avoid driving under the influence.

pink elephant in snowy roadway

Recent DADO blog entries include a comparison of drunk driving with Russian Roulette and another about the role ride sharing apps play in drunk driving prevention.

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In America on average, nearly 11,000 people die every year in DUI-related crashes. This decline of a couple hundred fatalities per year is a function of improved vehicle safety, NOT the necessary change in our behaviors. A full 1/3 of all arrested for DUI/DWI are repeat offenders.

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SafeKey Ignition Interlock Systems

The SAFEKEY System Stops Impaired Driving, Keeping Your Roads and Your Loved Ones Safe.

SafeKey is an innovative Ignition Interlock System which does NOT use a breathalyzer. You can read about it in our "Personal Tech - Avoiding DUI with Devices" article.

DShofer can meet you out and drive you and your car home. The DShofer app is like having a driver in your pocket.

DShofer is one of the many designated driver services you can find in the NDDDS.

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we strongly recommend you read the following materials ...

1. Blood Alcohol Content - A.K.A. BAC (article)

2. The Truth About B.A.C. (lesson)

3. If You Are Under 21 (lesson)

4. DUI - A Costly Mistake (lesson)

5. Avoid The Voodoo! (lesson)

DrinkingAndDriving.Org PSA

90% of All Drunk Driving Happens After Drinking With Family, Friends, and Coworkers. There is almost always somebody around who could be part of the solution. Don't let drunk driving happen right in front of you.

DUI Statistics Map

While we work on our new statistics tool, You may view our interesting yet dated statistics map here. If you are using a device with a tiny screen, we suggest you look up your county here.


"I never worry about being driven to drink,
I only worry about being driven home."

W.C. Fields

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