So you go out for a couple beers, run into a couple of old friends and a couple of beers turns into one of the best nights you’ve had in a long time. What started out as a 2 hour outing ended up as an 8 hour party! ”Last Call For Alcohol” What? You look at your phone and stare in disbelief at the time. 1:30AM, Wow, how did this happen? You and your buddies start saying goodbye, they call an Uber, You drove your car, and you need to get to work first thing in the morning so a cab or an Uber doesn’t work for you. You know better than to drive because you’ve had way to much to drink so you get in your car, lean the seat back, make yourself as comfortable as possible. Perfect plan right? Sleep it off, drive home at the crack of dawn, get ready for work and struggle through the work day as the penalty for partying. Some of you already know what happens next…knock knock knock on your window. It’s the local Sherrif‘s department. ”License and registration please“. You’re not worried because you are doing the right thing, you’re not driving you are sleeping it off right?
Here is the sad truth. Your keys are in the ignition, or in the console or anywhere where they are accessible. DUI…Yep DUI… I know Ive heard this story 100 times over the last 18 years. If you decide to “Do The Right Thing”, lock those keys in the trunk or throw them in the woods or stash them in a bush because if you can reach them or have access to them and you are over a .08 BAC…you are going to jail. By the way you can still get a DUI even if you are under .08 BAC 18.2-266 Click the link and read it for yourself! If it happens to you, call me and I’ll be there for you.
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