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Quotations:  Drive Safely!

Welcome to my page of quotes about drunk driving, texting and driving, driving under the influence, and all forms of distracted driving. PLEASE be responsible and cautious out there! So many lives are at stake.   SEE ALSO:  SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY ALCOHOL & DRINKING DRUGS DRIVING & CARS TEEN DRIVERS SELF-CONTROL DECISIONS DEATH IN SYMPATHY  –ღTerri

Drinking and driving: there are stupider things, but it's a very short list. ~Author unknown

Beneath this slab
John Brown is stowed.
He watched the ads,
And not the road.
~Ogden Nash (1902–1971), "Lather As You Go"

Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts. ~Tommy Lasorda, unverified

Honk if you love Jesus. Text while driving if you want to meet him. ~Author unknown, as seen on a church sign

No person should suffer the tragedy of losing someone as a result of drunk, drugged, or distracted driving, but for far too long the danger of impaired driving has robbed people of the comfort of knowing that when they or a loved one leaves home they will return safely. Impaired driving puts drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at risk, and each year it claims the lives of thousands of Americans. During National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, we recommit to preventing these incidents by acting responsibly and by promoting responsible behavior in those around us. Together, we can enhance public safety and work to ensure a happy, healthy life for all our people.... let us pledge to always drive sober and alert and to avoid distractions behind the wheel. ~Barack Obama, 2015 December 1st, quoted from The White House Office of the Press Secretary

If you must drink and drive… drink Pepsi! ~PepsiCo, Inc. bumper sticker, 1976

Cell phone: a private convenience that has become a public nuisance. ~Richard E. Turner (1937–2011), The Grammar Curmudgeon, a.k.a. "The Mudge," "Cell Phone-itis and Other Technological Diseases," 2004,

It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile and one nut to scatter it all over the road. ~Author unknown, as seen on a bumper sticker

The problem with drinking and driving is the mourning after. ~Author unknown

...the driver who cannot command his own faculties is a social menace of the first order. ~Niagara Falls Gazette, c.1934

Drive now. Text later. ~Author unknown

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense. ~Author unknown

If four or five guys tell you that you're drunk, even though you know you haven't had a thing to drink, the least you can do is to lie down a little while. ~Joseph Schenck

The speedway ends at the cemetery. ~Author unknown

Booze and gasoline make a deadly mixture. ~Denver Post, c.1934

Texting while driving increases the risk of accident 23.2 times over unimpaired driving. ~Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Texting while driving results in longer response times than even drunken driving. While an unimpaired driver can respond quickly to changes in traffic and begin braking within half a second, a legally drunk driver needs four additional feet to begin braking—and a driver who's texting needs 70. ~Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry. ~Author unknown

You booze, you cruise, you lose. ~Author unknown

Automobiles are not ferocious... it is man who is to be feared. ~Robbins B. Stoeckel, c.1931

A designated driver helps you party another day. ~Author unknown

Tyrannosaurus drinks. Tyrannosaurus drives. Tyrannosaurus rex. ~Author unknown

Tyrannosaurus drives. Tyrannosaurus texts. Tyrannosaurus rex. ~Author unknown

Ah, yes — the ubiquitous highway "Text Stop." Formerly known as "Rest Stop. No Facilities." Useful for travelers starting to drip text into their pants. ~Robert Brault,, 2019

See Dick drink. See Dick drive. See Dick die. Don't be a Dick. ~Author unknown

Drive hammered, get nailed. ~Author unknown

Drive hammered, get slammered. ~Author unknown

Your body is a temple, but keep the spirits on the outside. ~Author unknown

Stay alive, don't text and drive. ~Author unknown

The designated driver — a friend for life! ~Author unknown

Drink and drive — the police will show you some new bars. ~Author unknown

Recklessness is a species of crime and should be so regarded on our streets and highways. ~Marlen E. Pew, in The Travelers Insurance Company, Thou Shalt Not Kill!, 1935

Buzzed driving is drunk driving. ~Author unknown

Drunk driving is a killer disease. ~Author unknown

Intexticated:  distracted by the act of texting to such a degree that one seems intoxicated. ~Author unknown

Talking on a cell phone distracts motorists as much as having a blood alcohol level of .08%, and it's shockingly common. Some studies report that as many as 10% of drivers on the road are talking on their phones at any given moment. If your state has yet to ban cell phone use while driving, it's likely that it will in the near future. ~QuoteWizard, 2009, based on information from the Center for Auto Safety and Public Citizen

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