This St. Paddy’s Day, Don’t Rely on the Luck o’ the Irish: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Submitted by Texas Agrilife Extension Services

GROESBECK, Texas – St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in the United States. With a plethora of Irish immigrants — and many more St. Paddy’s Day well-wishers — the holiday is heavily celebrated by most Americans with friendly pinches, bangers n’ mash, and green beer galore. Sadly, all this merry-making can lead to dangerous driving conditions as party-goers head home. In 2016 alone, 60 people were killed nationwide in drunk-driving crashes over the St. Paddy’s Day holiday period. The selfish act of drinking and driving can rip people from their friends and loved ones forever.


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