Amid all the Super Bowl hype, try to remember something: Aside from New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl Sunday is one the drunkest days of the year. Worse still, the number of inebriated people who get behind the wheel after drinking at a Super Bowl party or similar event, is extremely high. Doing so is just plain foolish, but a lot of people do it , thinking that they’re not “really drunk”, or that the odds of them being stopped by police is low.
As a Wrentham Massachusetts OUI attorney I can assure you, that is not so: The number of police patrols on the road this day have been increased dramatically – both in Massachusetts and across the country. There are DUI checkpoints set up at strategic locations, and police will be watching.
Here are a few interesting facts about DUI and Super Bowl Sunday: Continue reading