Fans who attended the Carolina Panthers game versus the Atlanta Falcons at Bank Of America Stadium on Sunday December 13, 2015 were treated to an excellent Sunday afternoon of football. The Panthers had an incredible showing on the field dominating their division rivals to the final score of 38-0. Panthers fans showed incredible support for the home team in the Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge against their NFC South rivals. Hundreds of fans fans pledged to be Good Sports – designated drivers for their group. Responsible fans autographed a responsibility wall and received a free souvenir photo.
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 Panthers successful designated driver program include Bud Light and Delaware North Sportservice.
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.