Atlanta Falcons Fans Always Have a Designated Driver

12/28/2015

Fans who attended the Atlanta Falcons game versus the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome on Sunday December 27, 2015 were treated to an excellent game that saw the Falcons defeat the previously undefeated Panthers 20-13! Falcons fans also showed amazing support for the home team in the Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge against their NFC South rivals. Over a thousand fans pledged to be Good Sports – designated drivers for their group. Responsible fans autographed a responsibility wall and received a free souvenir photo.

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Each designated driver is worth a “touchdown” (6 points) in the competition. The Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge winner will be the team with the most points at the end of the season. Click here to see the Challenge Standings.

Partners in the Falcons successful designated driver program include Bud Light, TEAM Georgia, Levy Restaurants and TEAM Coalition.

The positive contributions made by TEAM are far reaching. Its mission is important to fans and spectators in stadiums, but its message also contributes to responsible conduct in our communities at large. The NFL strongly supports the TEAM program, and we are proud to be a member of the TEAM Coalition.Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League
Anheuser-Busch has led our industry in promoting responsible drinking for more than 30 years and Bud Light Good Sport is one of our most visible programs, which reminds fans who choose to drink, to do so responsibly and get their friends home safely. We all share the same streets after the game. This partnership with the National Football League, participating stadiums, concessionaires, TEAM Coalition and football fans displays our commitment to keeping our roads safe.Bill Bradley, Vice President, Community Affairs, Anheuser-Busch

 

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US DOT / NHTSA 2014 NATIONAL DATA:

• In 2014, 9,967 people were killed as a result of alcohol-related (BAC > 0.08) car crashes, a decrease of 1% from the 10,076 fatalities in 2013.

• Many, if not most of those lives would have been saved if people did not drive when they were impaired by alcohol or if they used sober, designated drivers or if they simply wore their seat belts.

• Statistics and research clearly show that 21-34 year old males are the demographic most likely to be involved in an automobile crash, drive when impaired by alcohol, and fail to buckle up.

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