If you’re planning to party like the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, make sure you think about your own safety and that of others first. Here are several tips to help you have a fun yet safe St. Patrick’s Day and protect you from getting injured in an auto accident.
St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips
Statistics indicate drunk driving is involved in about one-third of all St. Patrick’s Day auto accidents. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a weekend this year, many people will be celebrating and out on the road afterward. Here are the best tips to keep you safe on the lucky holiday.
Make a plan before you head out
Decide how much you will drink and who will drive you home.…
Saint Patrick’s Day is a time-honored American tradition that celebrates our country’s Irish heritage with festive parades, vibrant green costumes, and—of course—lots and lots of drinking.
Like far too many American holidays, Saint Patrick’s Day has become synonymous with excessive alcohol consumption, creating a risk for drivers, pedestrians, partygoers, and families alike. Every Saint Patrick’s Day, hundreds of Americans are sent to the emergency room due to drunk driving accidents and other alcohol-related injuries. Over past years, there have been hundreds of fatalities on Saint Patrick’s Day, a large percentage of which involve alcohol-impaired drivers.
To ensure your Saint Patrick’s celebration is fun, memorable, and injury-free, we’ve compiled a list of tips for keeping you and your family out of harm’s way this St.…