No one gets leisurely the wheel with the intent to crash any individual in a traffic fracture, but within the last 5 years (2010 – 2014), 479 of us contain lost their lives in drunk driving-connected traffic crashes in Minnesota, together with 88 of us in 2014.
In hiss to cease drunk drivers earlier than they contain a life, the Division of Public Safety Region of job of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) held a files conference to lisp enhanced DWI enforcement on Minnesota roads August 21 – Sept. 7.
Media and mall customers had an opportunity to journey the dangers of impaired driving by carrying “drunk goggles,” whereas maneuvering a peddle cart by a closed direction. The goggles simulate what it’s worship to power whereas impaired. Troopers and officers furthermore supplied field sobriety tests for these carrying the goggles.
Alcohol is the leading reason of fatalities on Minnesota roads with one in four deaths drunk driving connected.
2014 Shatter Statistics:
• 2,040 of us suffered injuries in alcohol-connected crashes.
• 25,258 motorists had been arrested for DWI (a median of 70 per day).
• The real looking blood alcohol focus (BAC) for drivers with a DWI became .15, with the real looking BAC for a drunk driver concerned with a lethal fracture being .19.