Many people in Fort Mitchell are aware of the dangers of driving while intoxicated by alcohol, but many of them are not aware that the use of certain medications can lead to DUIs. The effects of some prescription drugs can make some vehicle operators just as lethal as inebriated motorists. Drivers must stay alert, responsive and mentally capable. Some prescription drugs have side effects that can interfere with the way people see, act and think. Some over-the-counter medications can cause similar reactions. People who plan to drive after taking their medications should learn about how their decisions may lead to DUI charges.