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Steamboat Today editorial: Addressing a deadly dilemma

Author: Steamboat Today - May 7, 2017 - Updated: May 7, 2017

According to traffic safety statistics released by the Colorado State Patrol, as of March 31, troopers had investigated 114 crashes that involved fatalities or injuries specifically linked to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a 6.5-percent increase over 2016 numbers for the same time period.

Think about that for a moment: 114 fatal or injurious DUI crashes in the first three months of 2017 alone.

This only one among myriad heartbreaking statistics that reinforce something most of us already knew: Driving under the influence is a problem across the state of Colorado, and, indeed, across the entire nation.

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