The April 25 Statesman included two pieces of very interesting information related to drinking and driving.
The Idaho Transportation Department’s free “Idaho Driver’s Manual” has useful, factual information in pages 8-4,5,6. An example on page 8-4 is: “In Idaho, 40% of all fatalities involve an impaired driver, an impaired pedestrian, or an impaired bicyclist.” The primary intoxicant noted for Idaho is alcohol. There’s lots more....
I know ITD cares deeply about our safety but find the American Beverage Institute’s ad that same day very disturbing.
Bill Robison, Meridian
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