TXDOT Launches Drinking and Driving Outreach Program

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Summer is nearly here which often means cooling off with a cocktails or a cold beer.

But before you decide to get liquored up, TXDOT wants you to get a Summer Pass.

TXDOT is launching their first drinking and driving outreach program.

Summer Pass stands for Summer Person Appointed to Stay Sober.

They're encouraging everyone to find a sober driver while you're doing your event planning.

In the summer months, there's always a spike in alcohol-related crash fatalities.