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OSP reminds drivers to not count on luck St. Paddy’s Day

Posted: Friday, Mar 14th, 2014

St. Patrick’s Day is Monday, March 17, and Oregon State Police (OSP), local law enforcement agencies, ODOT and traffic safety partners are reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking.

For many people, St. Patrick’s Day has become synonymous with drinking.

Unfortunately, that means that drunk drivers have made the celebratory day very dangerous. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many communities, large and small. Whether in the Portland metropolitan area, The Dalles or at the 32nd Annual A Wee Bit O’ Ireland weekend celebration in Heppner, authorities urge everyone to remember that “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving,” so pledge and plan now to drive sober.

For the complete article see the 03-15-2014 issue.

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