Drivers Beware: 4th of July Drunk Driving Statistics (Infographic)

The July 4 holiday is here. But before you set off for your barbeque, check out our sobering infographic on drunk driving. Stay safe this holiday!

drinking and driving stats

Tomorrow’s July 4, 2012, also known as Independence Day. A day we celebrate our liberation from Great Britain with fireworks and barbeques (naturally).

And of course, barbeques often include drinking (at least if you go to a fun barbeque), which sometimes leads to bad decision making. See where we’re going here? Though some of these decisions are harmless (lampshade hats, anyone?), others are downright dangerous. In fact, thanks to drunk driving, July 4 is the deadliest day of the year on our roads.

With that in mind, we’ve compiled some drunk driving statistics with the hope that they’ll encourage you to think twice before drinking and driving. Happy 4th of July, everyone, but please stay safe on the road tomorrow (and every day).

drunk driving infograph

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5 Responses to “Drivers Beware: 4th of July Drunk Driving Statistics (Infographic)”

  1. Avatar for Jessica Guerin
    July 10, 2013 #

    As July 4, 2013 just recently rolled around, we are reminded that the roads are not always a safe place…especially when people are out celebrating a day off work with friends, family, and a couple of drinks. I think this infographic can remind us that we need to make responsible choices and stay off the road when we aren't legally sober enough to drive. Thanks E-Surance!


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