North Carolina’s Booze It or Lose It Kicks Off to Curb Impaired Driving
As we get closer and closer to the holidays, safety is becoming a main priority for the state. From Christmas drinking to New Year’s parties, North Carolina is wanting all of its residents to remain smart and safe. The North Carolina statewide campaign, “Booze It or Lose It” is officially underway.
Spectrum Local News reports that law enforcement across North Carolina will increase patrols as part of the holiday campaign through January 2nd. The Booze It or Lose It campaign is the largest impaired driving effort run by the state. Talk about some great safety, right? “If you’re out celebrating this holiday season, make sure you have a sober ride home,” said Mark Ezzell, director of the NCGHSP to Spectrum Local News. So far in North Carolina, over 400 people have died as a result of drug or alcohol-related accidents. Let’s take this time to be smart while we are out celebrating to allow everyone to be able to make it home safely. Check out a few of the safety tips given by N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
- Never driving impaired and always finding a safe ride home
- Buckling your seatbelt when riding in any seat in the vehicle
- Following the speed limit
Check out the full article here as you prepare for your holiday celebrations. Stay safe and happy holidays!