Health Alert WEB EXCLUSIVE: Drugged Driving Part 2

Question: What steps can people take to prevent drugged driving?

Answer: Because drugged driving puts people at a higher risk for crashes, public health experts urge people who use drugs and alcohol to develop social strategies to prevent them from getting behind the wheel of a car while impaired. Steps people can take include:

-offering to be a designated driver

-appointing a designated driver to take all car keys

-getting a ride to and from parties where there are drugs and alcohol

-discussing the risks of drugged driving with friends in advance