GMC Terrain: Drunk Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Drunk Driving

Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy.

WARNING

Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can be affected by even a small amount of alcohol. You can have a serious — or even fatal — collision if you drive after drinking.

Do not drink and drive or ride with a driver who has been drinking. Ride home in a cab; or if you are with a group, designate a driver who will not drink.

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