Thanksgiving is here, so it’s time to talk again about the dangers of drunk driving. Thanksgiving is one of the heaviest drinking days of the year, which can be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, it can also be extremely dangerous if people choose to get behind the wheels of their vehicles.
Why is Thanksgiving Eve such a big drinking night?
Thanksgiving Eve, also known as Blackout Wednesday, is the biggest drinking night of the year. There are a few reasons for this including that:
- Many people don’t have to work the following day
- Everyone who comes home to visit sees friends or family members who they may want to drink with
- Thanksgiving dinner is the perfect hangover cure
- Most people who have friends or family coming into town plan to host dinner or to entertain the night before Thanksgiving
If you plan to drink, you should remember that the day of the year makes no difference. Your intoxication levels may make it unsafe for you to drive, and you shouldn’t risk it. If you do decide to drive and end up in a crash, you could be badly hurt. You could also hurt or kill others.
You should know that driving while intoxicated is taken very seriously by the authorities, especially over the holidays. There are more police on the roads, and you may be more likely to get caught.
If you’re planning to drink, don’t plan to drive. If you do, you could face a DUI and may need support from your attorney to fight against the charges against you.