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Houston Texas Taking a Stand against Drunk Driving

Starting on June 10th, 2011 the law enforcement officers in Houston, Texas are starting to get more serious about drunk driving offenses in the area. Their efforts will last through the July 4th holiday weekend and perhaps beyond. Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery counties and more will be upping their presence on the road in an attempt to catch people who decided to risk drinking and driving.

Harris County in Texas is the number one area for alcohol-related fatalities in the United States. 50% of the fatal accidents in the area are because of drunk driving. Houston Police Captain Carl Driskell says:

“We like to be number one in a lot of things but we don’t want to be number one in this category. DWI is 100 percent preventable, no excuses. If you know you’re going to drink, get a designated driver.”

If you or a loved one are suffering from alcoholism, alcohol rehab is your best chance at getting and staying sober. A state away and about a 15 hour drive from the Houston area is a town called Taos, New Mexico. The village is home to Vista Taos Renewal Center; expert care for alcohol rehab and other substance abuse treatment programs. Alcohol can quickly ruin lives and cost you thousands in legal fees should you be caught drinking and driving. Don’t risk your life or someone else’s because of alcohol. Call Vista Taos and get the alcohol rehab treatment you need.

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