While the incidence of drunk driving violations has been on a decline, driving while high is on the rise among high school seniors and college students.
Learn how Marijuana impairs driving.

Teenage binge drinking can easily cause alcohol poisoning, a serious condition that occurs when blood alcohol concentration becomes elevated too high.
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The minimum legal drinking age of 21 has proven to save lives by reducing fatal crashes among young people. Learn More

Driving while intoxicated with liquor or drugs is illegal at any age. Drivers under 21 years old with a blood alcohol level of .02 or higher are classified as legally drunk in the state of New Mexico. Learn More

Did you know that those who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash?
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Did you know that DWI does not only apply to driving under the influence of alcohol?
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References NHTSA/FARS, 2013




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Teens react to the confession of a drunk driver

This powerful Fine Brothers video shows real teens discussing problems they face on a daily basis, from peer pressure to arguments with parents and how they relate to drunk driving.

Car crashes are the leading cause of death and injury among young people. Too often, drugs and alcohol are contributing factors to those crashes.

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Surprisingly, nearly a quarter of teens don't consider alcohol, marijuana or other drugs a distraction or deterrent to their driving ability. Events show us over and over that this is an incredibly dangerous risk to take.

For every 100,000 Americans under the age of 21, 1.3 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in 2012. On average, more than three people under the age of 21 die each day in alcohol-impaired crashes.

Driving under the influence of alcohol or any drug that acts on the brain to impair motor skills, reaction time and judgment--even over-the-counter and prescription drugs--is unlawful because it puts not only the driver at risk, but also passengers and others who share the road.


Visit Impact DWI to learn more about Drunk and Drugged Driving.


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