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ASU Drinking and Driving


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ASU Drinking and Driving

  1. 1. 80% of college students in America drink alcohol
  2. 2. 1 in 5 college students admit to driving drunk at leastonce in their lifetime40% of students have accepted a ride from someone who was drinking and driving
  3. 3. On average, one person is killed from a drinking and driving accident every 52 minutes. (M.A.D.D.) In 2011 there were 195 drunk driving fatalities in Arizona
  4. 4. Don’t let this beSun Devils
  5. 5. #3 on Playboy’s list of top party schools in the nation Arizona State University
  6. 6. In 2011, 47 DUI arrests were made on the back toschool weekend of fall semester in Tempe, ArizonaThe total for 2011: 1,695 arrests
  7. 7. Organize a mandatory seminar for ASU students to learn about drinking responsiblyInform about Tempe DUI laws and statistics at the beginning of every school year
  8. 8. Increase the number of DUI checkpoints year-round
  9. 9. Provide a safe-ride taxi service for studentsSeveral universities currently use similar programs to get their students home safe and ALIVE
  10. 10. A safe-ride taxi program will allow students to pay adiscounted rate on a cab by showing their Sun Card The cost is covered at the time of the rideWhen a student is low on cash and in a bindthey can still get home without operating a vehicleThe discounted amount is billed to the students ASU account
  11. 11. Do safe-ride programs promote heavy drinking? COLLEGE STUDENTS WILL DRINK REGARDLESSSafe-rides will not promote drinking, it will simplypromote the service as a cheap and safe way to get home.
  12. 12. Many college students drink more than the legal limit without realizing itKeep them from getting behind the wheel
  13. 13. With your help ASU can be a large part inimproving the safety of everyone in Tempe
  14. 14. Introducing a safe-ride taxi service will save ASU students lives Take action before it’s too late