MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING
Monte Bransfield is a mom who was woken up by the universally dreaded knock on the door at 2:00 a.m. Police descended on her doorstep to inform her that her then 17-year-old son, Tim, the no. 1 ranked baseball player in Massachusetts headed to college on a full athletic scholarship, was in a car accident.
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No study has proven a cause-and-effect relationship between the heightened drinking age and reduced drunk driving deaths, and since similar reductions have occurred in other countries with lower minimum ages, the drop in fatalities is probably more due to things like public awareness and lowering the BAC limit than the drinking age.