Representative Keeley for their advocacy and hard work ensuring these bills become law.”
“Sometimes, bad things happen to good people though no choice of their own and sometimes people make bad decisions by making a conscious choice to get behind the wheel of a car after drinking,” said Lew Schiliro, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security. “Today’s message is that making that choice to drink and drive is going to have serious consequences. While there are many things in life that we cannot change, we can and must change the decision to drink and drive.”
According to the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, 23% of the fatalities on Delaware’s road so far this year have involved alcohol. Last year, 38% involved alcohol and in 2009, 41% involved alcohol.