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I Refuse to Drive Intoxicated

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I'm already in college, and it's really embarrassing to know that everyone I know seems to have a license. I've never really wanted to drive. When I was little, I always got...
    athena25 athena25 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I'm still afraid of driving and even people who sits in my car was afraid too , I hope the driving coach won't freak out teaching me to drive (if Only the coach is available) . Oh...
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    technostar technostar 26-30, M Jan 27

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    theMaverick713 theMaverick713 41-45, M Feb 11

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    Especially at night. As driver as well as passenger. As driver I am less distracted and relaxed. As passenger I fall asleep very easy. :)
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Oh no, you don't! jk. I drive a boat ;)
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    That's cute, you drive a 5 speed!
    spun222499 spun222499 26-30, M Feb 4

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    It's snowing and I drive a RWD truck with a five speed. ***** about to get fun.
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    I love people who drive trucks or pickups
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    i learnt driving barefoot !! and now it is very uncomfortable for me to drive wearing shoes :/ feels like car is out of control & the pedals feels slippery.
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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    I love long drives actually when I'm in traffic. I can sit and talk to whoever in the car. If I'm alone I blast music and dance.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MaskedOne MaskedOne 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    and that's disturbing lol XD
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