MIAMI – DECEMBER 15: Officer Kevin Millan from the City of Miami Beach police department arrests a woman after she failed a field sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint December 15, 2006 in Miami, Florida. According to police, the woman failed a breathalyzer test by blowing into the device and receiving two readings one at .190 the other .183, which is twice the legal limit in Florida. The city of Miami, with the help of other police departments, will be conducting saturation patrols and setting up checkpoints during the holiday period looking to apprehend drivers for impaired driving and other traffic violations. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A forum to stop impaired driving is being held on Wednesday, February 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
The forum consists of Amarillo Police Department Chief Martin Birkenfeld, David Elizalde with Andrea’s Project, and LaViza Matthews with the Texas Department of Transportation, talking about the impacts of drunk driving on victims, and families.
Birkenfeld, Elizalde, and Matthews will talk about the grassroots efforts to reduce impaired driving at a community level.