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LOCAL GROUPS WORK TO PREVENT HOLIDAY IMPAIRED DRIVING

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HOLIDAY PARTIES ARE A BIG PART OF CELEBRATING THE SEASON AS WE APPROACH 2017, BUT THOSE CELEBRATING HAVE TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO DRINK TOO MUCH ALCOHOL AT THOSE GATHERINGS.

AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MERCY MEDICAL CENTER ARE TEAMING UP TO HELP BRING AWARENESS TO IMPAIRED DRIVING DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

SGT. TOM GILL HEADS THE SIOUX CITY POLICE DEPARTMENTS ASAP UNIT WHICH TARGETS IMPAIRED DRIVERS:


OC….FREE RIDES HOME. ;13

SGT. GILL SAYS LOCAL AUTHORITIES WILL BE OUT IN FORCE LOOKING TO KEEP THE ROADWAYS SAFE FROM DRUNK AND DRUGGED DRIVERS:


OC………….RIGHT BY THEIR CAR. :10

RYAN CANTRELL KNOWS ABOUT THE CONSEQUENCES OF DRUNK DRIVING.

CANTRELL BECAME WHEELCHAIR BOUND AFTER HE WRECKED HIS MOTORCYCLE WHILE DRIVING AFTER A NIGHT OF DRINKING IN JUNE OF 2001.


OC………ABOUT A MONTH. :18

CARLA GRANSTROM OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER’S REALITY EDUCATION ALCOHOL PREVENTION PROGRAM IS GETTING THE MESSAGE OUT TO LOCAL BARS AND NIGHTCLUBS WITH SPECIAL YELLOW NAPKINS:


OC………4TH STREET AREA. :13

GRANSTROM SAYS EVERY DAY 28 PEOPLE DIE IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVOLVING AN IMPAIRED DRIVER.

THAT’S ONE DEATH EVERY 51 MINUTES.