How to Recognize a Drunk Driver

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A drunk driver experiences difficulty with common driving tasks. Learn to recognize these driving errors and avoid drunk drivers. You should watch out for drivers that exhibit the following tendencies:

  • Driving too fast
  • Making erratic changes in speed or slow driving in the fast lane
  • Running over the curb, going into the wrong lane, weaving, or straddling two lanes
  • Driving over the centerline or crossing a double yellow line
  • Stopping short of a stop sign, overshooting a stop sign, running a stop sign, or stopping on the road
  • Failing to signal or signaling deceptively
  • Driving at night with no lights or failing to dim bright lights