Letters to the Editor

Robison letter: Drinking and driving

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