Secure Communities of Wright County wish to name consideration to the significance of driving sober, particularly through the Vacation season.
For a lot of the Christmas and New Yr’s vacation season marks a protracted faculty break, coming again house, household and pal gatherings, and vacation events. At plenty of these occasion’s alcohol shall be consumed by a few of these in attendance. Whereas there may be nothing flawed with an individual of age responsibly consuming alcohol, we ask that for those who do, please be accountable to not solely your self however to others which will share the highway with you this vacation season and get a sober experience.
Domestically in Wright County many have strived to cut back the quantity of drunk driving incidents. Lots of our bars and eating places that serve alcohol work in partnership with Secure Communities of Wright County and the native alcohol distributers to offer sober rides house to their patrons.
Please see our web site: https://www.safecomm.org/SoberCab/Participants to see a listing of taking part institutions. Many accountable folks make the most of this service or resolve to make use of a ridesharing firm like Uber or Lyft to get to and from institutions after they plan on having just a few drinks or might have greater than they anticipated.
Prior to now 12 months we now have seen a major enhance in property harm, private damage, and fatality crashes on Wright County roads, a few of which had been a results of impaired driving. On the identical time, this 12 months we now have additionally seen an increase in DUI arrests. If in case you have been ingesting, please be accountable and get a sober experience. For those who haven’t been ingesting, take the time and be the accountable driver that may get others house safely.
This Vacation season and within the month of December native regulation enforcement shall be working further shifts concentrating on impaired driving. By selecting to be a sober driver or realizing when we now have had an excessive amount of to drive and asking for a experience we are able to cut back if not remove drunk driving incidents in our communities- it isn’t an opportunity, it’s a selection.
Wright County Sheriff’s Workplace