How to Steer Clear of Drunken Drivers

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is a common cause of auto accidents. If you can spot a drunken driver and stay out of his or her way, you may be able to avoid an accident. Watch out for drivers who:

•  Drive too fast or too slow.

•  Make jerky starts or stop abruptly.

•  Overshoot stop signs.

•  Ignore traffic signals.

•  Follow cars too closely.

•  Pass other cars too quickly or too slowly.

•  Change lanes frequently.

•  Drive without their lights on after sundown.

•  Drive with their windows rolled down in cold or wet weather.

•  Are obviously partying and having a good time with their passengers when they should be paying attention to the road.

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