Drunk Driving Chapter 4: A Lesson in Safety with Kunhadi

*This article was written in collaboration with Kunhadi.org

Previously on the blog, Chapter 1: A Lesson in Friendship, Chapter 2: A Lesson in Law, and Chapter 3: A Lesson in Science.

Now that we’ve already had ‘The Talk’ with your friends, and examined the law and the science available on drunk driving, it’s time to suit up with some bulletproof safety tips to get you – and everyone with you – back home alive and in one piece.

As such, today’s blog post is a lesson in safety. Odds are you’ve already made plans to drink this week, so how about you make plans to not drive drunk? Continue reading “Drunk Driving Chapter 4: A Lesson in Safety with Kunhadi”

Drunk Driving Chapter 3: A Lesson in Science with Kunhadi

*This article was written in collaboration with Kunhadi.org

Previously on the blog, Chapter 1: A Lesson in Friendship, and Chapter 2: A Lesson in Law.

People often ask how much is a safe amount to drink before driving. The straightforward answer is that the only truly safe limit is none. Any amount of alcohol can and will affect you. You must also be aware that you could still be over the Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) limit the morning after the party. You might feel fine, but the alcohol’s there and it can affect your driving. Continue reading “Drunk Driving Chapter 3: A Lesson in Science with Kunhadi”

Drunk Driving Chapter 2: A Lesson in Law with Kunhadi

*This article was written in collaboration with Kunhadi.org

Previously on the blog, Chapter 1: A Lesson in Friendship.

We all know Lebanon’s not the most awful place. And by ‘not the most’, many would say ‘not at all’. It’s true that reliable statistics are almost non-existent. Safety laws are mostly a charade. And worst of all, the people seem to have developed a general nonchalance. The Lebanese people are so used to expressing contempt and disapproval of the government, so much so that whenever an improvement is made we often stubbornly disregard it. Continue reading “Drunk Driving Chapter 2: A Lesson in Law with Kunhadi”

Drunk Driving Chapter 1: A Lesson in Friendship with Kunhadi

*This article was written in collaboration with Kunhadi.org

You know it, I know it, and most of all, our moms know it. Every year around this time, with all the festive parties going on, we notice an increase in car crashes caused due to driving under the influence – or simply drunk driving. To combat this prominent issue – and help keep our moms sane – I’m teaming up with Kunhadi for this year under their #IfYouDrinkDontDrive campaign. Continue reading “Drunk Driving Chapter 1: A Lesson in Friendship with Kunhadi”