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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Louisville Pizza Shop

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Louisville Pizza Shop

February 24, 2016

Bardstown Road Pizza Shop DUI Accident

At around 2 a.m. this past Sunday, a man in an SUV drove through the front facade of Za’s Pizza Pub on Bardstown Road, according to WHAS 11. The 40-year-old driver was arrested for drunk driving. Reports say the pizza restaurant faces about $5,000 worth of damage as a result of the drunk driving accident. The alleged drunk driver was in an SUV at the time. The front doors of the restaurant were completely destroyed.

Drunk driving is a common cause of accidents and accident fatalities across the US. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of the crash at Za’s. Here are 5 tips to help you avoid any chance of causing a DUI accident:

  1. Always have a plan for transportation if you are planning to be out and drinking alcoholic beverages
  2. Have a backup plan for if your first plan doesn’t work (for example, know the bus routes if you can’t get an Uber, Lyft or a cab
  3. Don’t drive buzzed, which is just as bad as driving when you are more intoxicated
  4. Install the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s free app, SaferRide, which is a simple, easy to use app that helps you get home safely

With so many ways to avoid drunk driving, there’s no excuse. With a little extra preparation, or perhaps the temporary inconvenience of waiting for a cab, you could be saving your life and the lives of others.