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  • Alcohol depresses the central nervous system, affects judgment, and slows reaction time.
  • Alcohol makes it difficult to pay attention, especially to multiple tasks.
  • Most people become slightly intoxicated after only one drink.
  • Over-the-counter drugs, as well as prescription drugs like tranquilizers and barbiturates, have effects similar to alcohol.
  • Marijuana reduces your ability to see at night and slows your reflexes.
  • Cocaine and amphetamines may increase your concentration temporarily but cause fatigue as the drug wears off. They also give you an exaggerated feeling of well-being, which affects judgment and leads to reckless behavior.
  • Don't drink and ride. Studies have found that riders had consumed alcohol in:
    • Thirty percent of all off-road riding fatalities.
    • Fourteen percent of all reported off-road accidents.