Your ability to drive safely is seriously affected by consuming drugs and alcohol and you risk causing serious injury or death to yourself and others if you drive under the influence. Alcohol is a leading contributor to road crashes.
There are still common myths about driving under the influence, but they are easily busted by the facts.
Time is the only thing that can sober you up. If you’ve drunk a lot, there is a high probability alcohol will still be in your system in the morning. Coffee may make you feel more awake, but it doesn’t do anything to clear the alcohol in your system.
That is a perfect example of how alcohol clouds your judgement. Drivers who are over the limit, can’t drive carefully. You may drive slowly, but you still risk causing a crash. Police are trained to spot drivers under the influence.
Alcohol enters the bloodstream. Putting food in your stomach may make you feel a little better but it will not absorb the alcohol from your blood.
Here's a few things you can do to help you avoid driving under the influence: