An active student organization at Alvernia wants peers to think before drinking and driving. The Alvernia Emergency Responders Club organized a mock DUI crash in front of Zygmunta and Pacelli halls, complete with responders from Reading police, fire, and EMS.
Student Gabriella Messina played the part of a drunk driver, and Bernardine Sister Christen Shukwit played one of two crash victims. » Read more in the Reading Eagle
According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), the rate of drunk driving is highest among 21 to 25-year-olds (23.4%). And according to MADD, awareness campaigns about the dangers of drinking and driving is working. The number of DUI deaths has been cut in half since MADD’s founding in 1980.
Think before you drink - Don’t drink and drive.