Drunk Driving Causes

Posted by Ryan Russman | Oct 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The question we're attempting to answer here is why individuals insist upon driving themselves, although they easily can call a taxi or contact somebody to drop them home. Well, it's known that alcohol invokes that famous ‘Dutch Courage' where an individual receives a phony sense of preparedness and confidence to encounter any situation.

Underneath the influence of an alcoholic substance, an individual receives a feeling that he'd have the ability to ‘deal with the situation.' It's due to the truth that alcohol impairs a person's brain, resulting in bad judgment and reasoning. Individuals feel that driving a couple of blocks wouldn't be too much of an activity, and as they've managed before, it'd be no different this time around. In a party, individuals usually drink more than what their body can handle. They possess an ill-conceived idea that refusing to drink more might single them out from the crowd and make them a topic of ridicule.

Reports have indicated that a massive percentage of individuals engaged in drunk driving associated crashes is that of people between 18 and 25. Teens often are under lots of pressure to involve themselves in these tasks, in order for them to gain acceptance within a certain circle. Teens oftentimes drink as if they need to prove a point to friends that they possess the ability to drink alcohol without displaying any signals of drunkenness. Competing against each other on how much one could consume additionally contributes to driving drunk, as the impairment degree differs from one person to another.

There are several individuals who consider drunk driving to be an adventurous activity that just the ‘brave' could engage in. They think of it as a means to ‘break-free,' as well as ride their luck. It isn't as if they aren't aware of the consequences it can bring, yet the urge is overly difficult for them to resist. It's one of the most severe challenges within the battle against drunk driving.

About the Author

Ryan Russman

Attorney Ryan Russman has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of New Hampshire citizens. His practice, based in Exeter (Rockingham County) New Hampshire, is limited to cases involving DWI and DUI, other motor vehicle and criminal cases, and many cases involving personal injury. He is, however, best known as one of New Hampshire's leading legal authorities on DWI.


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