Why Driving under the influence is bad for you?

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offence that has degenerated into the loss of lives, damage to the human body and much more.

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Daily statistics show from the united states department of transportation that over 28 people die in accidents that were caused by those that were driving under the influence of alcohol daily. This means that that a person dies every fifty two minutes as a result of drunk driving.

Alcohol is an inhibiting substance that clamps down on the capability of the brain and other parts of the body to function effectively.

It is not news that the average human needs the brain, hands and other parts of the body to navigate their cars.

The drawbacks of driving under the influence of alcohol will be discussed below.

Inability to drive effectively

when the body has ingested alcohol even in minute form, it could affect the way that the human reacts. They may not be fast in making decisions that could make or mar them and others on the road.

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Potential loss of lives and properties

The data above disclosed that a human loses their life every fifty-two minutes to a drunk driver. A serious consequences of driving under the influence is the higher risk of causing an accident which can lead to the loss of valuable properties and lives. Drunk driving has destroyed a lot of lives and families.


Apart from the aforementioned, driving under the influence of alcohol also classified as a crime anywhere in the world.

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