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2012 story: El Paso Safe Roads website offers options to avoid driving drunk

Published On: Dec 25 2012 01:26:06 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 25 2014 07:55:14 PM CDT
EL PASO, Texas -

Law enforcement have made El Paso County a "No Refusal" DWI county.

Since late November, suspected drunk drivers will now have to give an involuntary blood sample if they refuse a breathalyzer test.

As part of the "No Refusal" DWI enforcement announcement, El Paso Safe Roads multimedia campaign was launched that recognizes December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.

Over this past weekend, 25 people were arrested by El Paso Police within a 24-hour-period for allegedly Driving While Intoxicated.

Visit http://elpasosaferoads.com/ for information on calling a cab if you've had too much to drink, how to report a possible drunk driver, or to even plan a party on a party bus.


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