Buzzed Driving Ruins Your Love Life

In the 20th Century ads about drunk driving were dark things indeed. Crashes, lights, sirens, hospital gurneys – the message was always about the ultimate cost of buzzed driving (then only called drunk driving): the tragedy of the crash.

In recent years the emphasis has shifted – at least in part – to the cost of a DUI arrest, rather than the physical dangers of impaired driving. And since young people are particularly likely to drink and drive, public service messages tend to emphasize the social cost. To wit, a DUI can make you a bad date. No money, no car, living at home – it doesn’t exactly add up to a great catch.