Police take drink drive campaign to the streets
Police held a thought-provoking display in Brean over the weekend
to promote their latest drink driving campaign.
damaged remains of a car following a serious drink drive accident
were on show outside Pontins on both days, and officers handed out
leaflets to promote responsible driving.
were also invited to wear a pair of goggles that altered the person's
vision to simulate being drunk, before they attempted to try a number
of walking challenges.
Tracey Grobbeler told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The issue of drink
driving is not new but there are a lot of new young drivers as well
as the more experienced."
results of getting behind the wheel can be catastrophic, not only
for the occupants of the vehicles, but innocent people that are
in the wrong place at the wrong time."
"Many younger drivers are pressured by their peers but the
remarks made after trying on the beer goggles ranged
from scary, confusing, realisation of the dangers and a real eye