Labor Day is just around the corner, and according to AAA, the number of Americans who are planning to travel at least 50 miles from home for the holiday weekend has increased 4.2 percent compared to last year to an estimated 34.1 million.
"This is the high water mark for post-recession so it is definitely positive news that people are getting out there and traveling and trying to get out," said Pat Moody, AAA-Northern New England's manager of public affairs, as reported by the Union Leader. "It looks like Monday, September 2, is the most popular day to return for a holiday trip so people are trying to get out even with a lot of the schools starting up before the holiday."
With such a large number of people set to be on the road in the coming days, it's especially important for Granite State drivers to make responsible choices before getting behind the wheel. In the event that you've had too much to drink, you should wait until you sober up, arrange to have a friend drive you home or call a cab. Operating a vehicle while intoxicated is a dangerous decision that puts yourself and others at risk.
If you're arrested for DWI in New Hampshire this Labor Day Weekend, you'll need to secure legal representation as soon as possible. An experienced New Hampshire DWI lawyer can mount an effective defense on your behalf, ensuring that you are fairly represented in a court of law and can quickly move forward following an unfortunate mistake.