August 20, 2014

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Don't be tricked into thinking you are "okay to drive"

This Halloween, don’t be tricked into thinking you are “okay to drive” if you celebrate with alcohol. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) reminds all partygoers that buzzed driving is drunk driving. If you feel “buzzed,” you should not be behind the wheel.

“The risks are not worth it, and the consequences are too serious,” KOHS Executive Director Bill Bell said. “A sober and safe ride after the party is the best treat you can give yourself and everyone else on the road this Halloween.”

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2011, when Halloween fell on a Monday, 44 percent of the