Tag Archives: Drinking and Driving

Millennials Are Saying ‘No Thanks’ to Drinking and Driving

Millennials are proving to be a very responsible generation when it comes to the dangers of drinking and driving. In a recent survey by Beer Canada, 82% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 said they had served as a designated driver at some point in the past three years (67% of Gen…
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Lowering Canada’s Blood-Alcohol Limit?

Drinking and driving remains a serious problem in Canada. Drunk drivers kill nearly 1,500 and injure another 63,000 in crashes each year. The federal government wants to reduce those numbers by lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) permitted under current law. As it stands now, if you have more than 80 milligrams of alcohol…
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7 Resolutions for a Safe 2017

Every new year means new resolutions. Whether it’s losing weight, saving money, or spending more time with loved ones, it’s good to start the year with new goals. But if you’re tired of the old clichéd goals or don’t want to have to fight the January lineups at the gym, we have seven ideas that…
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Safety Tricks for Halloween

Halloween is here again. Soon the streets will come alive with ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of colourfully clad critters. Here are a few things to keep your kids safe as they hit the streets in search of goodies. Costumes First, choose the right costume. The most important thing is to be seen. Wear bright…
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End Holiday Weekend Drunk Driving

Holidays and long weekends make life all the more sweet. A family gathering, a night out with friends, and all too often, one drink too many. Unfortunately, they also come with a higher number of car crashes related to drinking and driving. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. If you are going…
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Canada Tops Drunk Driving List

If they were handing out medals for drunk-driving fatalities, Canada would get the gold. But that sobering distinction is nothing to be proud of. In fact, being number one here is a great big zero. This summer, the US Centers for Disease Control released a study on deaths linked to drinking and driving. It covered…
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Can Technology Curb Drunk Driving?

There are two things you should never mix with driving: drinking and your cellphone. But is it possible that your phone can actually help eliminate the risks of drinking and driving? There is an app for that! And a few other ways that technology can prevent you from driving while impaired. In Canada, drivers are…
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Road Safety a Priority for Graduation

Grade 12 students across British Columbia are anxiously counting down the final weeks of the academic calendar and their high school years. No doubt, graduation is a milestone in a young person’s life – a time filled with great anticipation and celebration. Whether it’s the prom or the parties or the graduation ceremony itself, it’s…
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