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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534246

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This thread demands honesty. It’s tough sometimes I know. I’ve done the deed. My guess is anyone that has ever drank alcohol regularly has done the same. I don’t go within 10 feet of the garbage anymore thank God. You see I don’t have poor judgement under the influence, I have No Judgement!!! :evil:
Murica!
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534250

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I got a reckless driving when it was 18 (1978) before, DUI/DWI was around and had a $75 fine.

I stopped drinking and driving when I was 24 (1984) when I drove home with one eye closed. never drove again if had drank alcohol/
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534252

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6 yrs of my LE employment I spent on the Dallas County DWI strike force 6 of us on it only. I saw it all in those years. Not a drinker here never was.
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534253

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I've never touched the stuff but when i was in high school over the PA system telling the whole school to go out front as we just lost some of our friends to drinking & driving on there lunch break & there was 7 in the car not wearing seat belts & brought the mangled car to show everyone what could happen to u i will never forget that we were 10th grade they had there whole lives ahead of them & one split moment all gone.
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534260

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It's rewarding to see the "drinking/driving" topic discussed in a senior group. All too often, seniors seem to glaze over alcohol abuse and shift the subject quickly to
"drugged ' cell phone use, both of which are also serious problems.

Much easier to point out things that younger folks do than to acknowledge the horrible records on drunk driving that has been on-going for decades.

For drinkers, whenever there's a drunk driving fatality in the local news, that old phrase should pop up - -"There, but for the Grace of God, go I".
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534272

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Where I grew it’s quite common. You go hunting, fishing, 4 wheeling or any number of other activities........Beer! I promise it still goes on every single day. Stupid .....
Murica!
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534278

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I have done some foolish things.....trial and error. I learned to be more
responsible. Too many lives are shattered through alcohol!

I have never received a DWI.
"money buys everything,
but ............common sense."
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534280

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I have drunk and driven a couple of time when I was 17 on a motorcycle. I wasn't old enough to drink either. It was irresponsible and stupid.

I hadn't been drinking when I went under a lorry and thrown out, the motorcycle was a right off. I came out of a Tee junction looking right, but failed to see the lorry was overtaking a car parked opposite the junction. I sustained cut legs, broke my wrist and my crash helmet split open.
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534305

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I confess. Years back, almost everyone I knew drove after a few beers. But as the years have gone, and everyone is wiser about the effect of alcohol on the brain's ability being diminished, none of those, I know, would ever drink and drive..
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Drinking and Driving. 2 weeks 3 days ago #3534309

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Goody two shoes here . No I have never driven anywhere near over the limit.

Perhaps helped by fact I did not get a drivers licence until I was 25.
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