Articles Tagged with Dehydrated Driving

Water-bottle-in-car-300x200Ohio may need a new acronym for impaired driving.  Our state has used various drunk driving abbreviations in the past.  There was ‘DUI’ for Driving Under the Influence and then ‘OMVI’ for Operating a Motor Vehicle Intoxicated.  Now that Ohio law does not require the vehicle to be motorized, we use ‘OVI’ for Operating a Vehicle under the Influence.  In the future, the acronym may be ‘OVD’ for Operating a Vehicle Dehydrated.  A study published in Physiology & Behavior suggests dehydrated driving is similar to intoxicated driving.

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