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Gosnell Police Department

Traffic Safety

 

This holiday season, the Gosnell Police Department

reminds Citizens to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

in Effort to End Drunk Driving.


The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

 
 

Drunk Driving
is a very serious problem...

 

Watch the drunk roaches get busted by the praying mantis! Drive sober or you'll get squashed.
 

Save a life: buckle up

Your seat belt is crucial to surviving a crash.
Make it a habit to always buckle up every time.

  • In 2015, nearly half of passenger vehicle occupants who died in crashes were unrestrained.
  • From 2011 to 2015, seat belts saved nearly 64,000 lives – enough to fill a football stadium.

#ClickItOrTicket
~nhtsa.gov

 

Take the pledge

The fight to end distracted driving starts with you. Make the commitment to drive phone-free today.

  • Protect lives by never texting or talking on the phone while driving.
  • Be a good passenger and speak out if the driver in my car is distracted.
  • Encourage my friends and family to drive phone-free.

#justdrive
~nhtsa.gov

 

Lightning strikes, shark attacks, snake bites - a lot of things can kill you...but if you get in a crash without a seat belt you only have a 50/50 chance of surviving. Don't play the odds. Seat belt use is required by law for a reason: In 2015, seat belts saved an estimated 13,941 people from dying.

Drugged driving stats:

20 %
Share of Drivers Who Tested Positive for Drugs in a 2014 Survey

47 %
Rise in the Number of Drivers Testing Positive for Marijuana

25 %
Increased Likelihood of a Marijuana User to be Involved in a Crash                                   

 
Did you know that when you send or receive a text you take your eyes off the road for 5 seconds? At 55 mph, that's like driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded. As a result, thousands of people die every year in crashes related to distracted driving.

 

All Infromation provided by:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

1-888-327-4236
1-800- 424-9153 (TTY)

NHTSA.GOV