Every Face Tells a Story
These personal accounts from offenders and survivors of drunk driving give stark reminders of the importance of always finding a sober ride.
Andres' DWI Story
What started as tailgating with friends at a football game, ended with Andres going to jail for drunk driving. His DWI cost him shame, guilt, and over $10,000 in fines and fees.
Walter's DWI Story
Walter's night ended with red and blue flashing lights when he illegally turned down a one-way street while driving drunk. His choice to drink and drive that night led to many negative consequences. Walter went to jail and the DWI he received has cost him thousands of dollars and made it difficult for him to find a decent job for years.
A trip from Sunday church turned tragic when a drunk driver hit Analicia's family, killing her mother and putting Analicia in the hospital for a week. She was only 4 years old.
Pam lost her son in a single vehicle car crash after he was driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was only 25 years old.
Jessica lost her mom when she was a teenager. A casual drive in their hometown yielded the worst-case scenario. They were hit head on by a drunk driver, killing her mom instantly and forcing Jessica to be bedridden in the hospital for over a month.
Guillermo's DWI Story
A night out with friends turned into a nightmare for Guillermo. The choice he made to drink and drive cost him his relationship, his job, his driver's license, and it brought on a litany of emotions and responsibilities. All of this because he drove while under the influence.
Richie's DWI Story
A night of drinking at a friend's house came with a hefty price tag for Richie. He drove home while under the influence of alcohol and crashed into someone's home costing him 10 days in jail, a year probation, 250 hours of community service, and a $30,000 fine. Luckily, no one was hurt.