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Resource ID: #19804
Subject: Alcohol
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: June 23-26



The Inquirer investigates why the drunken driving problem is so persistent in Philadelphia and nationwide. The series' main findings are that there is a link between bar concentrations and crashes points; disparities in law enforcement from one town to another hamper efforts to curb drunken driving; DUI crash and arrest numbers are deceptively low because they do not count for hit-runs and the many cases when drunken drivers are on the road before arrested.

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