Halloween Anti-DUI Patrols Give Revelers Behind the Wheel a Scare
"Keep the party off the road" is the message of the Orange County Avoid DUI task force.
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The so-called saturation patrols will flood streets with histories of drunken driving arrests, collisions and fatalities and that are within the sheriff's coverage areas. But don't have a false sense of security on other roads within the county, rummy, because some of the other 33 law enforcement agencies likely have anti-DUI plans of their own.
The anti-DUI task force released these Halloween tips:
- Plan a safe way home before the festivities begin.
- Taking medication or using drugs can impair your driving. Never mix drugs with alcohol.
- Before drinking, designate a sober driver and leave your car keys at home.
If you're impaired, take a taxi, call a sober friend or family member, or use public transportation to insure you get home safely.
- If you see a drunk driver on the road, call 911.
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