Finding a Designated Driver this St. Patrick's Day isn't
Luck, it's Smart!
UPDATE: Boise, March 19, 2012 - Officers and
Deputies arrested 20 people between Friday morning through Sunday
morning, March 16 - 18. Several officers were working overtime
thanks to funds provided by federal and state highway safety
Of the DUI Arrests made:
- 11 of the 20 were made by Boise Police.
- 2 adults arrested had children in the car and were cited
with Injury to Child charges in addition to DUI.
- 6 were excessive, meaning .20 or higher blood alcohol
- 1 was a minors under age 21.
16, 2012 - Boise Police are part of a statewide
high-visibility education and enforcement
campaign this weekend
meant to keep impaired drivers off the streets. If your St.
Patrick's Day includes alcohol, plan ahead, DONT DRINK
want citizens to know extra officers will be on patrol this weekend
looking for DUI drivers. Officers want
folks to enjoy the Irish celebration while keeping themselves and
their loved ones safe! Officers urge those who may be impaired to
use a cab or a designated driver.
REMEMBER - BUZZED
DRIVING IS DRUNK DRIVING.
Boise Police urge citizens if they plan to meet friends at a club
or attend a private party:
• Plan a safe way home before your
• If you plan to get a ride home with someone else, designate a
sober driver before any drinking begins.
• If you're impaired, use a taxi, or call a sober friend or family
member to get home safely.
• If you see a possible drunk driver on the road, call 9-1-1.
Enjoy St. Patrick's Day. Keep it
safe this weekend!