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Scary Stats

  • In 2006, teens reported using prescription stimulants, like Adderall or Ritalin, and pain relievers, like Vicodin, OxyContin, or Tylox, without a doctor's prescription.
  • In 2006, 1 in 5 teens abused prescription medicines to get high.
  • In 2006, 1 in 10 abused cough and cold medicines containing the active ingredient dextromethorphan, or DXM.
  • Taking antidepressants even as long as 10 hours before driving has the same effect as driving drunk.
  • The effects of 10mg of Valium is even worst than the effects of driving with a BAC level of 0.1%.
  • Antihistamines taken to alleviate allergies can slow down reaction and impair your coordination.
  • Drowsy driving, which can be caused by over-the-counter decongestants, is the cause of about 100,000 car crashes and about 1,500 deaths each year.

Short- and Long-Term Effects »