In Washington, Target Zero’s goal is to have zero people in your household involved in a serious or fatal crash
CLARK COUNTY – As St. Patrick’s Day draws near, law enforcement agencies in southwest Washington will be adding additional DUI patrols, be sure to plan a safe and sober ride.
Participating local agencies include:
- Battle Ground Police Department
- Clark County Sheriff’s Office
- Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency
- Vancouver Police Department
- Washington State Patrol
In Washington, Target Zero’s goal is to have zero people in your household involved in a serious or fatal crash. If you celebrate, celebrate responsibly, and pledge to always have a plan, whether you are hosting, driving, or riding.
- Before celebrating PLAN, a safe and 100 % sober ride home
- INTERVENE, don’t let someone get behind the wheel if they have used alcohol, cannabis, or other drugs
- Offer to be a DESIGNATED DRIVER
- If you see an impaired driver, call 9-1-1
- Always wear your SEAT BELT, it is your best protection against impaired drivers
While most adults in Washington do not drive under the influence, over 50 percent of all fatal crashes are due to driving under the influence. Take action to keep our families and friends safe. If you are driving and see a suspected impaired driver, call 911. If you or someone you know struggles with substance abuse, there’s help: Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357
For more information go to 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Impaired Driving Campaign – WTSC Partners.
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