September 2, 2014
Twenty-six percent of drivers in Wisconsin admit to driving drunk. Wisconsin comes in at the top of the list for people who drive under the influence. Nationwide 15-percent of people say they drive after drinking. Nevada comes in at 23. The state with the lowest amount of people who admittedly drive drunk is Utah.
Trooper Chuck Allen with NHP says awareness and education can help remind people not to drive drunk. But, he says it comes down to making good decisions and integrity. Trooper Allen suggest that everyone plan for a designated driver just as they plan where they are going to eat dinner that evening.
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