The first week back at school is right around the corner for many college students. A new year brings new possibilities. However, one wrong step can put an academic career into serious jeopardy, and one of the biggest mistakes to make is driving under the influence of alcohol.
A first DUI offense could lead to one year in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000 in the state of Maryland. It could also lead to loss of academic scholarships or expulsion from the university entirely. No party is worth it. This year, students should make sure that they and their friends are safe. Some simple tips can allow students to go to parties with peace of mind.