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buzzed driving is drunk driving: designate a sober driver
NIU police want students to know that it’s not OK to drive “buzzed.” Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paint a grim picture of the effect drunk driving has on America. NHTSA reports there were 10,076 fatalities involving drunk driving in 2013, accounting for 31 percent of the total motor vehicle traffic deaths...
NIU Police will join with DeKalb and Illinois State Police in conducting roving patrols and roadside safety checks to focus on impaired drivers as part of an Independence Day weekend traffic enforcement effort focusing on drunk and unbuckled drivers. Police are advising drivers to wear their seatbelts, keep their eyes on the road and drive the...
Northern Illinois University students and local community members are invited to witness the devastation caused by an alcohol-related car crash during a mock DUI rescue. The annual simulation will take place in lot C of the NIU Convocation Center from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Conducted by the NIU Department of Police and...
Photo of paramedics loading patient into ambulance
The NIU community will have a chance to see what goes into saving victims involved in a serious alcohol-related car crash during Thursday’s annual mock DUI rescue. Campus police will orchestrate the drill from 5:15 to 7 p.m. in parking lot C3 of the Convocation Center. They and emergency rescue workers from the DeKalb area...