It’s also the day with both the most pedestrian deaths, and 71% more accidents where alcohol or drugs are a contributing factor.
Rule of thumb: if you feel even the slightest need to evaluate whether you're okay to drive, or if anyone else asks you whether you are — you aren't.
Even if you're completely unimpaired, there are guaranteed to be other drivers on the road with you who drank too much, used drugs or are texting their friends.
You get the drift. It's a 12-hour time period to be extra cautious.
We're always here for you, but we'd much rather that you stay safe and start 2019 happy and healthy.