The Carnage of Drunken Drivers

The number of people killed in road construction zones around Illinois has varied from year to year, but been relentless:
17 in 1999
38 in 2000
36 in 2001
31 in 2002
according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Police have been doing a fine job making DUI arrests. Legislators have been doing a fine job passing stricter laws against DUI offenders. Some judges, however, have fallen short when it comes to enforcing those laws. That deserves far more scrutiny than it has received.

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com

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