Drinking and driving prevention efforts


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Feb 20, 2019

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (Unitar) continues to back efforts of the Dominican National Institute of Transit and Land Transportation (Intrant) to prevent drinking and driving.

Unitar reports that the efforts seek to raise awareness, change attitudes, and ultimately reduce the number of alcohol-related road crashes in the Dominican Republic with the Autosobriety Training Program to Prevent Drink-Driving outreach program in Dominican universities.

Alcohol consumption is a significant factor contributing to road traffic crashes and injuries in the country. According to statistics from Intrant (2020), it is estimated that 18.8% of those injured in traffic crashes treated by emergency services can be attributed to alcohol consumption. Intrant in collaboration with multiple stakeholders, Pernod Ricard and other private sector partners...

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