Drunk Driving http://kunc.org en Do You Drive Better High? Colorado Doesn’t Think So http://kunc.org/post/do-you-drive-better-high-colorado-doesn-t-think-so <p>Public service announcements have a history that can run anywhere between bland to scare-tactics on steroids. Remember “this is your brain on drugs”?</p><p>Times have changed.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:22:07 +0000 Grace Hood 54505 at http://kunc.org Do You Drive Better High? Colorado Doesn’t Think So Flashing Lights, Not Pace Cars, To Wrangle Holiday I-70 Traffic http://kunc.org/post/flashing-lights-not-pace-cars-wrangle-holiday-i-70-traffic <p></p><p>Christmas may be over, but the holiday traffic will continue. Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 53073 at http://kunc.org Flashing Lights, Not Pace Cars, To Wrangle Holiday I-70 Traffic Here’s What Advice From Colorado’s Talking Urinals Sounds Like http://kunc.org/post/here-s-what-advice-colorado-s-talking-urinals-sounds <p>Faced with the challenge of reaching young men with a message to deter drunk driving, Colorado's Department of Transportation has turned to a new tool. The 'Interactive Urinal Communicator.'</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:41:16 +0000 Jim Hill 48929 at http://kunc.org Here’s What Advice From Colorado’s Talking Urinals Sounds Like CDOT Hopes Potty Talk Will Deter Drunk Driving http://kunc.org/post/cdot-hopes-potty-talk-will-deter-drunk-driving-young-men <p>Colorado transportation officials are trying a new approach to discourage drunken driving – and it’s practically guaranteed to generate a steady stream of attention. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:23:47 +0000 Erin OToole 48842 at http://kunc.org CDOT Hopes Potty Talk Will Deter Drunk Driving Designated Drivers Often Fail To Abstain From Drinking http://kunc.org/post/designated-drivers-often-fail-abstain-drinking We might need to change the definition of a designated driver from noble abstainer to something along the lines of not as drunk as you.<p>The idea of having one person in a group agree not to drink so that everyone else can get home safely after a night of alcohol-fueled fun has been promoted as a way to reduce the dangers of drunken driving, especially among teenagers and young adults.<p>But when researchers put the idea to the test, the results weren't all that reassuring. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:26:00 +0000 45593 at http://kunc.org Designated Drivers Often Fail To Abstain From Drinking