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Stop Fucktards Who Drink and Drive

I don’t drunk much. I can’t drive. You’ll never have to worry about me drinking and driving, but you’ll still have to worry about others…

Just this weekend I stopped a very drunk partygoer from getting in their car and driving. It wasn’t easy. I didn’t do it alone. I had help. I was ready to call the police if I had to anyway. I’d do it again and probably will by the time the year is over.

According to all the trusted sources of statistics both online and offline thousands more people all over the world will die during the holiday season, as a result of drunk-driving or drunk drivers, compared to the rest of the year.

In Belgium, before Christmas arrives, there’s Sinterklaas Day. Noah received an early Sinterklaas gift today and he did not mess around unwrapping it. How intense was he?!

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Now that I have a child of my own, the idea of riding around with him from party to party scares the shit out of me. There are just too many fucktard drunk drivers on the road, and those who let them drive drunk. I almost want to just stay home where it’s safer. I can admit that.

Instead I’ll make my rounds of holiday joy to friends and family alike, but I’ll keep my eyes and ears open in the hopes of repeating what I did this weekend. If you can stop someone from getting behind the wheel drunk, without getting hurt yourself, then do it. It’s not always possible but we can always try.

Stay safe everyone…

Always dishing,

Jun

 

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  • A friend of mine was a passenger in a car with a drunk driver. The driver failed to negotiate a bend in the road and crashed into a tree. My friend passed away and the driver survived. The son of my dad’s cousin passed away because he took his eyes off the road to text and he drifted into the oncoming lane and there was a head on collision. They were both young men in their early 20s. So tragic and sad. Thank you for writing this blog, Jun. Stay safe and keep your eyes on the road everyone!

    • Absolutely. Cars are lethal weapons especially under any influence.

      I’m sorry for your friend. Thank you for sharing Josh.

  • Ya done good Jun. Wish more people were like you. It’s a mistake people can’t take back and so easily avoided.

    • That is the case too often. It’s just sad. It’s not even about the driving that one drunk night but it’s a bigger problem. A drinking problem. Sigh.

  • Anonymous on December 2, 2013 at 2:57 am said:

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    Jun, you did the right thing because shit happens…Just this week, I know of a situation where a woman gave her hubby a birthday party with a chauffered limo (so the party goers could safely party down). Birthday boy drank WAY too much, so when they got home, they got into an argument about it. He took off in his car, angrily, and killed himself driving over 100 miles per hour into a tree… Luckily, he only took a tree and car with him… So sad…

    • My goodness that sounds like so many other stories where it ends in crash and burn. So very sad.

      Sometimes you do all you can do and tragedy still strikes. This weekend took a lot out of me. It’s very hard and draining standing up to fucktard drunks.

    • That’s awesome B. Maybe the reason I SHOULD get my license is to be a designated driver. I never thought of it that way…

    • Oh Ta, I didn’t know that’s what led to those events. My goodness. It’s uncanny how this tied together, totally. Hugs mama. Thank you for letting us in!

  • I’m a recovering alcoholic (35 years clean and sober) and, even when my disease was active, I didn’t drive – too many calls to the ER when I was a kid for mom to go collect dad. Now, every New Year’s Eve I post my phone # on Facebook and let my friends know that driving impaired is not an option.

  • Drinking & driving does NOT work. I have been on both sides of the coin . . . hug your kids, significant others, moms, dads, siblings, etc.

    Jun, mahalo for showing over the past year, what a wife, mother, woman, entrepreneur (not necessarily in that order) can accomplish! Cheers!

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