What is in place to stop them?Current Laws1st Time Offender - fined up to $5000 or6 months imprisonment .2nd Time Offender - fined up to $10,000 or1 year imprisonment.
What is in place to stop them?3rd Time Offender – Punishments x3$30,000 fine or up to 3 years imprisonmentand license may be revoked.Offenders causing death or serious injuries maybe sentenced for up to 6 strokes of the cane.
Ineffective Laws will be changed!Despite the laws, there is no decreasein the arrests due to drink driving.
Toughened LawsWe propose to TOUGHEN the LAW onConvicted Drunk Drivers.
Why toughen Laws?Deter and Prevent repeatoffenders.Scare off possible drunk drivers.Making it more effective.
Toughened Laws1st Time offenders –Fined up to $8000 or 6 months imprisonment20 hours of CIPLicence revoked for up to 1 yearOffenders must install an ignition interlock device intheir vehicle
Toughened Laws2nd Time offenders –Fined up to $10000 or 12 months imprisonment50 days mandatory imprisonmentLicence revoked for up to 2 years
Toughened Laws3rd Time offenders –Fined up to $30000 or 3 years imprisonment100 days mandatory imprisonmentLicence revoked Permanently.
How do the Changes help?People can’t afford the high finesIgnition Interlock prevents them fromdriving while drunkMandatory sentences will force companiesto fire convicted employees.
Campaigns on Drink DrivingEfforts by the Traffic Police
Campaigns on Drink DrivingComplimentary taxi vouchers andchauffeur serviceFree or subsidized valet servicesand overnight parking
Campaigns on Drink DrivingWorking with Ministry of Health (MOH)and Health Promotion Board (HPB) tocreate a health guideEntertainment outlet operators tooperate taxi services
Campaigns on Drink DrivingStudents Against Drink Driving (SADD)movementCampaign videos being hosted on sitessuch as YouTube and Facebook
Campaigns on Drink DrivingHow Effective is it?
Campaigns on Drink DrivingAlthough a lot of effort is put in to raiseawareness about Drunk Driving, theStatistics show us otherwiseCampaigns are deemed INEFECTIVE.
RecommendationsHow to keep yourself from driving when drunk