I was watching the news with my family when a story aired about a mother, stepfather and son dying in a crash with a drunk driver who survived.
I’m surprised that with all the many commercials on TV warning against driving drunk it hasn’t gotten into people’s heads yet. My question is, why is it that if someone is too intoxicated to get home on their own, no one tries to stop them?
We are just four months into the new year, and we already have local deaths from drunk-driving accidents. If you look back at the last two years, you can see how bad it’s gotten. In 2015, 10,265 people died nationally because of drunk drivers, and in 2016, an average of 28 people died a day.
There was a letter in The Bee on March 28 about a man and his daughter watching a rally hosted by the California Highway Patrol talking about how dangerous drunk driving really is. People need to start taking this seriously, because stopping one drunk driver can mean saving one or more lives.
Mckinzie Robles, Fresno