DWI Courts: Cure for Drunk Driving Carnage?
It is abundantly clear that drunk driving is an important health and safety issue in the United States. The statistics make that obvious: There are more than 17,000 alcohol-related traffic fatalities in the United States every year. What is significantly less obvious is the answer to the problem. Certainly, keeping all drivers who are alcohol-impaired off the road seems like an obvious solution, but in taking a closer look at the problem, it appears that huge gains can be made by dealing with those who are at the heart of the problem: the hardcore drunk drivers.