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Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.

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2010 Labor Day Crackdown

August 20 - September 6

All states and territories have made it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 grams per deciliter or higher. Despite these laws, nearly 12,000 people nationwide during 2008 were killed in crashes involving drivers or motorcycle riders with BACs of .08 or higher. That would be equal to about 30 jumbo jets crashing each year.

No one should ever get that late-night phone call from the police telling you your loved one has died due to an impaired driver. This is why GHSA Members are joining forces with law enforcement officers across the country to take part in the annual nationwide Labor Day Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving and reduce roadway fatalities.

State-specific crackdown efforts are listed below. Drunk driving laws and additional resources are available on the GHSA Drunk Driving Laws page. For more information on the national campaign, visit