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The high cost of DUIs

The high cost of DUIs

By TANISHA KNUTZEN Making mistakes is a part of life but some mistakes cost more than just a lesson learned. A promising future for “Joe Smith” changed dramatically after he was convicted twice for driving under the influence of alcohol. “Pretty much, it’s a life sentence,” he said. “One poor decision changed my life, to […]

Northwest Campus DUI event

Northwest Campus DUI event

   

Texting while driving same as DUI

Texting while driving same as DUI

By Debbie Hadley Driving while talking or texting is lethal. There are plenty of cases to prove that. Last issue, an Aztec Press staffer suggested that cell phone use should be banned for every driver, period. I have a bigger bone to pick: texting. Driving while talking is certainly not the best thing you can […]

PCC uses grants for DUI education, enforcement

PCC uses grants for DUI education, enforcement

By Manny Manriquez III Pima Community College is using two highway safety grants to educate students about drunken driving laws and help enforce those laws through September. The college has an average student age of 27, putting it in a special position to address the dangers of alcohol-related traffic fatalities. Nationally, the average driver involved […]