drunken driving

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It’s prom season in Kentucky, and that means after-prom parties. At least one high school is using this annual event to address teenage drinking and driving. In 2011, eight teenagers died in drunken driving accidents and there were a total of 375 crashes. Whitney Jones has more on how one police department hopes to prevent underage drinking and driving.

Kentucky is joining a national campaign to help end drunken driving deaths and injuries. Governor Steve Beshear launched the HERO Campaign yesterday, encouraging people to drive sober and participate in designated driver programs.