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News & World Report, April 3, 2008. com. Dotinga is a writer from San Diego. “ At all levels of blood alcohol concentration (BAC), the risk of involvement in a motor vehicle crash is greater for teens than for older drivers. ” —Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Teen Drivers: Fact Sheet,” July 18, 2008. gov. The CDC seeks to promote health and quality of life by controlling disease, injury, and disability. 45 Facts and Illustrations Facts and Illustrations Who Drives Drunk? 10 percent or higher are most likely to have a history of drinking problems.

But these are false patterns, the mind seeing something that isn’t there. The only thing drunk drivers have in common, the only “pattern” to them, is that they eventually either end up in jail, disabled for life, or dead. ”26 42 “ ” Primary Source Quotes* Who Drives Drunk? “ Drunk driving isn’t just the stuff of Hollywood celebrity scandals. It’s a pervasive problem throughout the country. ” —Ted Mink, “The Consequences of Drunk Driving,” YourHub, August 7, 2007. com. Mink is the sheriff for Jefferson County, Colorado.

By the courts. . The message should be crystal-clear to these people that the risk they pose to society is not acceptable. ”27 Probation Versus Prison During the fall of 2008 Deepika Tandon sent a letter to the superior court in Butte County, California, in which she spoke about the death of her husband, Amit. A popular caterer of Indian food, Amit Tandon had been killed by a drunk driver who was heading in the wrong direction on a highway. The driver, Troy Lee Hovey, had a BAC that was nearly three times the legal limit, and after forcing one car off the road, he slammed head-on into Tandon’s catering van.

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