One in five college students have driven drunk
Alcohol abuse among the young remains growing concern
The next time you see a car on the road with a college bumper sticker or license plate holder, you may want to give that driver considerable space. A recent study on college students who drink and drive has proven to be extremely sobering.
Researchers looked at instances of college students riding with a driver under the influence, driving after drinking alcohol and driving while intoxicated. All of these behaviors were found to be common.
Arria says the study strengthen the argument to keep the drinking age at 21, and that lowering the drinking age would create a ripe environment for additional alcohol-related traffic incidences.
Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for December 2013
General Intention: Victimized Children. That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need.
Missionary Intention: Prepare the Savior's Coming. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.
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