driving under the influence

Definition of "driving under the influence"
  1. The criminal act of managing or controlling a vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs to the extent that mental and motor skills are impaired
How to use "driving under the influence" in a sentence
  1. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence after failing the roadside sobriety test.
  2. The laws about driving under the influence differ from state to state in terms of penalties and fines.
  3. In an effort to reduce driving under the influence, many communities implement public education campaigns about its dangers.

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