Your Hump Day Recess: 1970s Alcohol Mythbuster

This strange little PSA from the 1970s addresses an actual misconception that many people have: that if you eat a lot of food while drinking, the alcohol won’t affect you. It’s not true, of course. A full stomach can slow absorption of alcohol somewhat, but anyone (such as the gentleman in the film) who thinks that a full dinner will keep you from getting drunk is asking for a DUI.

 

Your Hump Day Recess: Every Wednesday LifeSafer brings you something a little different, related to the worlds of road safety, to ease your progress over Hump Day and through the week.

Previous Hump Days: car safety, animals, posters. traffic jams, more posters, fake microbrews a German Ignition Interlock spoof from 1960, a Star Wars anti-drunk driving messageour Top 10 Worst Crash Tests, a different kind of Anti-DUI message, Budweiser’s dogged anti-DUI campaign, How Not to Dodge a Parking Ticket, a Cool 1950s Soviet Anti Drunk Driving Poster, and He Got a DUI on a WHAT?