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Have a Happy New Year's celebration ...and a safe one!

GasBuddy Blog -- Some of us will be drinking tonight, that much we all know.

It's the decisions we make after we've had a cocktail or two that may mean the difference between arriving home safely, or, arriving at a city morgue in a body bag.

That's a stark and scary thing to say but we hope it gets your attention. What some of us may not fully understand is how different types of drinks can hit us in different ways.

The conventional formula that "1 beer = 1 glass of wine = 1 shot of whiskey" is misleading and, unfortunately, too simplistic. While it's a good piece of communication to caution would-be drinkers especially that beer and wine is just as damaging to your sobriety as whiskey, it may lead some to disregard the alcohol...


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Submitted Dec 31, 2012 By: PD
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several people got killed in the area this New Year's Eve / New Year. Sadly, often the innocents are killed, the ones causing the accident often walk away (in some cases even unscathed).
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good point
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Be smart!
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We just need to watch how we live!!!
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HAPPY NEW YEAR
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Don't drive tired either.
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same old.....
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Don't drink and drive
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Because some poor misguided soul chose to drink and drive, I never knew my maternal grandmother.
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safe at home & asleep by 10
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No intelligent person drinks and drives!
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Is it over?
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Happy New Year, again!
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Never drink and drive.
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thanks and I did
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Have a Happy New Year's
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Repeat - old post.
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I don't go out, it my birthday and I celebrate at home.
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Ok
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I just don't drive.
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Ok
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Time for a new topic!
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Okay, now, moving on.....
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ok
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Happy new year
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I was plowed so the husband had to drive.
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Happy New Year!
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Old article!
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done
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Drink and Drive "Separately"
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Happy New Year!
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 7:54:54 AM

Seems a tad late for New Year's Eve drinking advice... really? Three days?
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 7:53:36 AM

Happy New Year

SAD FUEL PRICES!!!!
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I did.
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yeah...
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Time to move on!
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Don't drink and drive (any time).
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old,
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TWO DAY OLD article and the event is over!!
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Don't drink and drive.
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Be safe
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Old NEW news
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still hung over.
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The celebrations still going on?
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Start a new resolution this year to reduce or stop your consumption of alcohol and do more exercising!
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old news...
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