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10 states in dire need of 'designated drivers'

GasBuddy Blog -- For millions of Americans, autumn is the arrival of cooler weather and fall foliage. And for millions of others it's all about football (high school, college and/or pro) and prolific beer consumption (domestic and/or imported).
Many of us are simply hard-wired to unwind and blow off some steam by gathering with friends at home, or at our favorite taverns, or with tens of thousands of intensely loyal fans who believe their presence at the stadium might influence the game's outcome and is, therefore, mandatory. We eat and drink voraciously for many hours; and, as the day nears its end, we hope someone is sober enough to drive home. (Hey, do you remember where we parked the car?)
Does that sound like you or someone you know?


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Submitted Sep 07, 2013 By: PD
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440-6GTX
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 2:44:58 PM

Amazing the number of "smaller states" in that list...
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MAGWolf
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 11:42:05 AM

Surprised Minnesota not in this.
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it'll be an uphill battle. Good luck!
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The government should post videos of victims who are willing to discuss the consequences of DWI.
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40mpgsaturn
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 7:39:34 PM

People have to use their heads!!
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boldrph
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 5:45:13 PM

confiscate the vehicle. cancel the driver license, FOR LIFE!
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goalie1950
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:42:17 PM

GB must think this is a good article to keep posted after three days or has run out of ideas for pertinent gas price news.
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caddilac
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:36:48 PM


Same old news for three days running mow.

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cupboy
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:33:55 PM

I forgot where I parked my car once and had to call 911.
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DragonLady76
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:33:19 PM

DOUBLE REPEAT!
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bigLtowing
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:32:29 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:31:13 PM

it's always a good idea!
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Buffalo Joe
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:29:32 PM

A good idea maybe.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:29:12 PM

Old "news".
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:29:04 PM

One for the road?
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:23:58 PM

Mama Gasbuddy, with her apron strings hanging in front, is trying to (s)mother us once more. Please spare us the dogooders and goodie two shoes.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:15:41 PM

Old story again.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:12:12 PM

Yep; it hard to get home when you can't find the car, but it is also a good think cause this means you are too wasted to drive as well
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:11:57 PM

Never had a can of beer or a bottle of whicker to my lips, but I don't want to spend my time driving those who do around.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:11:36 PM

old
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:06:52 PM

How old is this topic???
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:02:47 PM

I first saw this last Thursday.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 2:01:39 PM

Old.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:59:26 PM

Time for a new article.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:57:16 PM

I guess other states don't drink as much bear because they are partial to hard liquor and drugs.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:56:50 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:56:49 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:56:22 PM

I'll drive anyone in my area home!
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:52:53 PM

Some one must be on vacation as this article has been posted for at least three days.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:52:18 PM

Extremely rare for me to have more than one drink with a meal.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:50:35 PM

only 10 out of 50 states need to have a designated driver?

u mean... its ok to drive drunk in the other 40?
shesh

PD , i think u goofed on the header
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:46:22 PM

Same oh same oh
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:45:25 PM

If you drink, don't drive. IT IS that Simple.

So if you drove, don't drink!
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:44:41 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:42:33 PM

never enough to handle the amount of people who want to drink so much that they cannot control
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:40:35 PM

This article qualifies as ancient history.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:39:12 PM

There can never be enough DDs.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:38:45 PM

once was enough
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:38:03 PM

How many times do we need to read this?
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:37:43 PM

I read this last week
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:35:43 PM

very old news
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:34:35 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:33:55 PM

Old
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:32:20 PM

All states need designated drivers.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:31:07 PM

Need I say more?

http://youtu.be/bZKIbY9ZfB4
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:31:04 PM

You can add one provence to that list, probably more.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:27:53 PM

Here's an idea... stop getting drunk.
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:27:15 PM

Only 10?
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 1:25:41 PM

old article
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Old News Again
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