If you have to convince yourself you’re sober enough to drive, you’re probably not.
SGI is encouraging people to leave their vehicles at home before they go out for beverages. That way, there’s no choice but to get a safe ride home after having a few drinks.
In 2015, 53 people were killed and 578 more were injured in impaired driving crashes in Saskatchewan.
This month, SGI and law enforcement are once again targeting impaired driving.
Police will also be watching to ensure drivers adjust their driving habits for winter road conditions, and for risky behaviour such as speeding, distracted driving and not wearing a seatbelt.
- Saskatchewan cracking down on impaired drivers in 2017; zero tolerance, licence suspensions among changes
The provincial government recently announced changes to impaired driving laws, effective Jan. 1, 2017.