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Highlight On: Drunk Driving Prevention

By Whitney Jackson

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week begins on Monday, October 26th and continues throughout the week until Friday, October 30th.

Be sure to check-out all the events on campus this week including: A crashed vehicle exhibit on Monday, October 26th near the HMU; Lights, Camera, Blackout on Tuesday, October 27th at 11 AM – 2 PM in the HMU; Straight Talk Panel, featuring real stories from real people, Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 PM in the AIRC; and Be-Wiser-er, Thursday, October 29th from 3 – 4 PM in the terrace lounge of the HMU.

Sponsors of these events include: Lifestyle Educators, Student Center for Health and Counseling, Oak Hall Council, Minnesota State Patrol, CAB, HMU, Residential Life, and the Athletic Department.

In addition, take some time and check-out these drunk driving prevention resources, provided by the Traffic Safety Store.

https://www.trafficsafetystore.com/resources/drunk-driving-prevention

Read up on how to spot and report a drunk driver, how to calculate your blood alcohol content, real facts about DUIs, how to properly inform others about the risks and realities of drinking and driving, and what support groups and advocacy organizations are out there for you to get involved in and join.

Most importantly, be safe, Bemidji State.