Posted By CotoBlogzz
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - St. Patrick’s Day has long celebrated the roots of 34.2 million Americans with Irish ancestry, and many more who just want to partake in the festivities. Tragically, March 17th has become one of the nation’s deadliest holidays: From 2010 to 2014, almost three-fourths of the drunk-driving fatalities during this holiday period involved drivers who were well above the .08 limit, with 266 drunk-driving fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
As if to confirm the statistics, this head-on collision happened some three hours ago in Coto de Caza, CA. While preliminary reports indicate multiple injuries and no fatalities, we are waiting to hear whether alcohol was involved or not,
|Traffic accident in Coto de Caza, March 17, 2016 at 03:00 pm|
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s (OCSD) DUI Task Force will be deploying extra officers on overtime targeting problem areas with high numbers of DUI collisions and DUI arrests. These DUI patrols along with routine nightly patrols will be looking for the tell-tale signs of impaired driving.
This year, if you’ll be drinking alcohol, remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving