Our view: Addressing a deadly dilemma | SteamboatToday.com

Our view: Addressing a deadly dilemma

At issue

Leadership Steamboat’s 2017 class is undertaking a project to underscore the devastating toll of driving while intoxicated

Our view

Drunken driving exacts a horrifying human toll, and we commend Steamboat’s future leaders for tackling a project that aspires to reduce that toll

According to traffic safety statistics released by the Colorado State Patrol, as of March 31, troopers had investigated 114 crashes that involved fatalities or injuries specifically linked to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a 6.5-percent increase over 2016 numbers for the same time period.