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NHTSA’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Targets Drunk Drivers During The Holiday Season

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recently joined with local law enforcement officers, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Governors Highway Safety Association to begin their annual holiday campaign in order to address the issue of drunk driving.  During this event, NHTSA released new state-by-state drunk driving statistics from 2011, revealing that 9,878 people were killed in drunk driving crashes and 395 of those crashes occurred in the second half of December alone. “The holiday season can be an especially dangerous time on our nation’s roadways due to ... Read More