Fire Apparatus Drunk Driving

01/28/2014
BY CHRIS DALY Several recent incidents have highlighted the issue of impaired driving and emergency vehicles. Although we would like to believe that this issue is nonexistent, history has shown that the impaired driving of an emergency vehicle is more common than we think. Impaired driving is defined as "driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance to a point which renders a person unfit to safely operate a motor vehicle." Although each state may refer to this crime differently-driving while impaired (DWI), driving while intoxicated (DWI), or driving under the influence (DUI)-the legal limit is the same across the nation. No one may operate a ...

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