A month-long safety campaign will put Idaho drivers on
notice about the consequences of being caught driving while drunk. The
message – “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose,” begins
appearing Wednesday (Aug. 10).
“If you find it hard to figure out whether you’ve
had too much alcohol to drive – don’t risk it. Most likely
if you’re feeling ‘buzzed,’ you’re impaired,
and if you drive, law enforcement will be out in force to catch you.”
• If you plan to drink, choose a designated driver
Studies from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that Americans support tougher enforcement and consider drunk driving an important social issue, ahead of health care, poverty, the environment and gun control.
Nearly 97 percent of Americans view drinking and driving
by others as a threat to their families and themselves. The majority
of Americans also support increased enforcement efforts, like sobriety
checkpoints and saturation patrols, to protect innocent victims from
For more information, visit www.StopImpairedDriving.org