Before drinking around Vail, consider your parking situation and a safe way to get home

Before drinking around Vail, consider your parking situation and a safe way to get home
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By Krista Driscoll

Every 51 minutes someone in the United States dies in a car accident involving an alcohol-impaired driver, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2013, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-impaired crashes, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic-related deaths in the country. In 2014, 395 Eagle County residents were charged with DUI or DWAI, clocking an average BAC of .159, according to noduicolorado.org, which pulls its data from 2014 judicial district statistics.“We’ve found them (drunk drivers) all over the county,” said Eagle County Deputy Robert Burner. “There is no specific area that is worse than another. I …

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