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New approach needed to combat DWI

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New approach needed to combat DWI Every day someone, somewhere in America, is killed or maimed by an intoxicated person. And every day there are those who drag out the lame and tired excuses for the drunk driver. Never have I heard excuses for the victim. What about the right not to have someone else’s stupidity forced upon the victim and their family and friends? I am tired of hearing that it’s a disease or ...

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May 3, 2014
3:41 p.m.

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Amen Frank Elfland Amen! Enough is enough when alcoholics do not take responsibility and are able to just keep on driving putting everyone in their path in danger with their selfish narcissistic behavior, when they refuse to stay off the road. When they are able to bargain down in any situation it is criminal to all the public. There needs to be a Zero tolerance in DWI abuse. Never should they be able to postpone their court dates when charged with a felony DWI. It should never matter how much money you have to pay an attorney, pay the fines, and still drive on the road. We should never allow this game as you stated of "Automotive Russian Roulette". These attorneys should also be held accountable for defending such abusers. Thank you for this editorial we need these changes in the system now before more lives are taken.