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Holiday Parties Can Lead to a Serious San Diego Drunk Driving Accident

Although December is a month for celebrating, too much holiday “cheer” can lead to a serious San Diego car accident. December is one of the busiest times on our country’s roadways, and it is also one of the most dangerous.

In December 2015 alone, there were 840 people killed in crashes involving at least one drunk driver or motorcycle operator. Given the risks, we want to encourage both those hosting and attending holiday parties to consider ways to deter the incidence of impaired driving this season.

If you are hosting a holiday party:

•Make non-alcoholic beverages available for party guests.

•Find alternative transportation for intoxicated guests.

•Arrange for an official designated driver for your party who will not drink at all.

If you are attending a holiday party:

•Have something to eat before consuming alcoholic beverages.

•Eat high protein foods that will stay in your stomach longer and slow down the absorption of alcohol into your system.

•Remember only time will eliminate the alcohol from your body.

•Know your safe limit.

•Never drink and drive

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a California car accident caused by a drunk driver, don’t hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of Robert Vaage for a free consultation. Relying on more than 30 years of legal experience, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of California injury victims.