The president of the United States announced there will be an increase
in efforts to stop impaired driving during December 2015, National Impaired
Driving Prevention Month. He claims that every year, 10,000 people die
in drunk driving accidents. Additional people suffer fatal injuries in
distracted driving and drugged driving accidents. President Obama believes
that collectively, we can improve public safety and ensure all people
can live happy, healthy, and full lives.
President Barack Obama states every person can take part in improving the
safety of the roads by completing the following tasks:
- Speaking up and spreading the word
- Warning others of the consequences of driving under impaired conditions
- Taking keys from potential drivers who are under the influence of drugs
- Reminding others to remain focused on the road and not other matters
- Wearing seatbelts at all times regardless of how long the drive may be
In efforts to prevent impaired driving, local and state law enforcement
agencies are doing everything in their power to prevent impaired driving
as well as respond to these incidents quickly. Additionally, The President
announced federal action took place when they released an updated version
of the National Drug Control Strategy. This act encourages States to form
drugged driving laws and create methods that can help officers identify
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drive when sober, and be patient when behind the wheel. Together, we can
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