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Pass these tips along to friends, kids, and anyone who will be drinking a few on St. Patrick’s Day.
The tips are from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which wants everyone to know:
Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.
They suggest that in advance, you:
If you’re hosting an event:
In 2014, 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving accidents, accounting for nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S., forever changing the lives of parents, children, friends and other loved ones.
In 2015, the number increased to 10,265 deaths (2016 numbers are not yet available).
Plan ahead. Don’t rely on the luck of the Irish.
 Add a reminder to your St. Patrick’s Day hat, name tag, etc.  Download this app so you can get assistance on any day. Photos courtesy National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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