Skip to comments.Study: Many designated drivers found to have been drinking, too
Posted on 06/10/2013 2:41:12 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Thirty-five percent of people in U.S. bars who said they were designated drivers had blood-alcohol levels high enough to impair their driving, researchers say.
Adam Barry, an assistant professor of health education and behavior at the University of Florida, and his team recruited patrons as they left bars in a restaurant and bar district of a major university town in the Southeast between 10 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. across six Friday nights before home football games in fall 2011.
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“Okay... okay... who is the LEAST drunk among us?”
“I’m okay to drive.”
“Okay, Ted’s driving.”
If they think it’s anything more complex than that, they obviously don’t remember their college years.
Officer: Why is the blind guy driving?
Passenger: He’s the only one who’s sober.
Back in the day, we used to have a designated drunk. Have the first guy go out and stumble his way to a car and take off. If there were any cops lurking, they would follow that car. Then the rest of us could take off with a clear path.
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