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I Refuse to Drive Intoxicated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 167 People

    The Night Life Isn't Worth Death

    I one time in my late teens, very early 20s somewhere in there...  Drove VERY slightly buzzed, I wasn't impaired badly, but enough to feel that my reactions and driving seemed off, I drove 4 blocks, stopped at my friend's house, parked my car, and told him that I needed to...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M Jun 2, 2009

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    Drive Intoxicated

    Drive intoxicated,never,Not on your life,How can I drive,Don't even have a licence!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 11, 2012

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    I Don't Drink

    I don't drink, so it's not a problem for me.
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F Jan 19, 2009

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    Yep... Me Too...

    I was 23... drove down to the coast to spend time with someone... Ended up drinking too much at a pub... got real drunk, drunkest ever, then got into the really big arguament with my GF, got in my car, and accidently drove my car through the pub we were at... Unlucky for me...
    MichaelMalek MichaelMalek 31-35, M 1 Response May 31, 2009

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    Perspective.

    on the one hand: i could drive intoxicated, possibly killing or maiming another person and/or myself, and consequently live the rest of my life in guilt, pain, and despair.... OR on the other hand: pay $10 for a cab. gotta go with option B. every time. it's just not worth it.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    Never

    When I was 18 I lost two friends to drunk driving. They were killed by a train. I have worked in the bars and seen too many crazy things happen and the most important reason I will never drive intoxicated are my 5 children. They need me and I am not going to risk a drive no...
    cinfullysweet cinfullysweet 26-30, F Mar 15, 2011

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    I Wont Risk Some Else's Life

    I know too many people who have driven while intoxicated. Most of them haven't harmed or killed anyone. Most of them. I know too many people who have been hit by drunk drivers. Some of them didn't die. Some of them don't wish they had. I am not worried about what it would do...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Im Really Tough About This

    Ive never driven when Ive had anything to drink, not even a sip of wine or beer. Basically theres no way I could live with myself if I hit someone cause of it so I wont drink drive. Hell I wont even drive with a hangover :-)
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    When I was learning to drive my sadistic father use to take me to this road that was about a 40 degree angle with a stop sign at the top. There was never much traffic but he made...
    Johngi77 Johngi77 70+, M 5 Responses Apr 17

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    i.m 35 I and I have never driven vehicle or have a license for year I have used this excuse it is cheaper not to drive it is cheaper but that is a lie I use because driving...
    eric8811 eric8811 31-35, M Apr 20

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    I invited a guy friend my bf clearly doesn't like over to take me over to my gf's house. I use my gf as social support. My guy friend and gf were helping me with my power point...
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    WWEIsAwesome WWEIsAwesome 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    commandr1978 commandr1978 36-40, M Apr 8

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    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    when I have my driver's license I will drive nude all day (I'm a female, by the way)
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    mtea mtea 26-30, F Apr 14

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    mallysim6259 mallysim6259 56-60, M Apr 18

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    CasvalEarth CasvalEarth 22-25, T Apr 18

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    I'm so happy that i found this group. Yup.I don't drive and i don't even have license. People ask me why?at your age?you still don't have? They look me like i'm crazy. And i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 19

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    I drive a stick by choice: when I bought my Mini I made sure it had a manual transmission. I love to drive through county roads!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 20

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    I know I'm not perfect. I don't ever act like I am. But I hate driving {in the city}. Just about everyday, I drive past accidents that have already happened that immediately...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    It pis*es me off. I did a £600 driving course, could drive perfectly well. but failed cos of the eye test. So i can't drive (found out later i am apparently slowly going blind...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My brother died 44 years ago today hit by a drunk driver . I called my sister and asked her what happened to the drunk driver - she said you wouldn't remember ( I was 3 years old...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Have driven for 37 years....o/o for 11 ive seen a few sunsets
    daddybair daddybair 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    toyoman24 toyoman24 26-30, M Apr 11

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    i drive a 2003 blue Saturn ion i have had no problems with it it has only had the egnition recall fixed its very reliable
    bhski717 bhski717 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Would drive my life away. If society cared. But most dont. Its called modern business apathy.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 18

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    lucky4lucy lucky4lucy 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 19

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    I really miss my first truck. She was a 5 speed and so much fun to drive. And reliable. What a great truck. I miss her. She's lives somewhere in Mexico, now.
    SunshineEddy SunshineEddy 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 19

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    Long drive again :). Highway. My favourite music. Wonderful weather. Great combination. Loved it .
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Nothing is better at clearing your head then a long drive. It does not matter if there is a end destination or not, but most of the times it's even better when you have someone...
    DSHammonton DSHammonton 31-35, M Apr 20

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    The driver asked..."Where to Miss..?"...I replied..."To the stars..."
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    My body was meant to sit on the passenger seat of your car and your hand was meant to hold my hand (in this case, my thighs) while you drive. Relationship goal achieved! ✔️
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F Apr 22

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    I have just started dating a driver and having a hard understanding why the first week he was texting and calling everyday and then we met for first and still good but then we had...
    Purple102303 Purple102303 31-35, F Apr 25

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