Monday, June 27, 2016

PSA: Buzzed Driving Twitter Chat

Every year Americans head out on our nation’s highways to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and, of course, fireworks displays. Unfortunately, for many, the celebrating includes drinking alcohol, which too often leads to drunk driving on one of the most heavily traveled holidays of the year.
In preparation for this holiday, NHTSA is hosting a Twitter chat on June 29 from 3-4 p.m. ET to remind everyone that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Experts will be available to answer questions and encourage followers to plan ahead for a sober ride home. Please spread the word and encourage your followers to join us. We’ll provide stats and tips on buzzed driving prevention, as well as shareable content for them to reach out to their families and friends. We've also got plenty of other resources available for you to help spread this life-saving message far and wide.
Who: NHTSA and our team of experts
What: Forth of July Buzzed Driving Twitter Chat 
When: Wednesday, June 29, 3 - 4 p.m. ET
How: Follow the conversation using the hashtag #BuzzedDriving. Feel free to mention @NHTSAgov in any of your tweets and we will get back to as many questions and comments as we can! Remember to include #BuzzedDriving in your comments so others can follow along the conversation, too. 
Invite your friends and followers to join us and help spread the important message about designating a sober driver and not getting behind the wheel while buzzed. Buzzed driving is completely preventable. All it takes is a little planning. So this Fourth of July, keep your freedom safe and designate a sober driver.

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