Issues: Drunk Driving

Dallas, Texas – St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a celebration in which people across the nation enjoy festivities, which usually include alcohol. However, accompanying the fun and colorful celebrations is a dark truth: St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most dangerous holidays in the United States. In 2015, 20 people (21 percent of all traffic fatalities) were killed in drunk driving crashes during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday period.