Impaired Driving: How Marijuana, Alcohol, and Prescription Drugs Can Affect You Apr 27, 2022
What is Impaired Driving?
Impaired driving is operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, legal or illegal drugs.
Alcohol has a significant effect on driving skills due to its depressant effects. While under the influence of alcohol, drivers can misjudge their capabilities and experience the following:
- Decreased reaction time due to slower reflexes
The BRITE program does not promote any unlawful use of drugs or alcohol.