Drunk Driving: What is DUI and the Consequences of Getting One?

Everyone knows that driving while impaired due to the intoxicating effects of recent alcohol or drug use is dangerous and illegal. Still, 1.5 million drivers are arrested for being under the influence every year. They face a number of consequences for their irresponsible and unlawful act. The infographic below includes the legal and financial problems a drunk driver can have.
Driving under the influence (DUI), also known as driving while intoxicated (DWI), can result in employment problems and job loss. A DUI shows up on background checks. Employers tend to avoid hiring people caught drunk driving, even if it’s a single offense. The driver’s license confiscated after a DUI arrest can deprive you of the opportunity to work in a career that involves operating a vehicle. For such professions as doctors and nurses, a DUI conviction can lead to the suspension of their medical license.
A DUI charge can be a serious disadvantage in a custody battle during a divorce. This is especially true if you have several charges on your record or a change involving children in the car. You will be viewed as an individual with an alcohol use disorder. AddictionResource say such cases are the reasons to reconsider your attitude to alcohol.
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Infographic Source: https://addictionresource.com/drug-testing/dui/

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