LRADAC News & Events » Task Force Takes Action to Prevent DUI Crashes in Lexington County
Lexington, SC – The Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow (CAST) DUI Task Force is charged with reducing DUI crashes in Lexington County. At the task force’s recent annual meeting, leaders presented a detailed needs assessment, which identified factors contributing to the problem of DUI crashes, and presented planned actions to address the identified problems.
Contributing factors include:
Now, this multi-agency task force is implementing evidence-based strategies to address the identified contributing factors. Strategies include:
Caroline Humphries, coordinator of the task force stated, “The population of Lexington County is increasing rapidly and we are seeing an increase in DUI crashes. It is imperative that this task force and all of our community members take measures to curb impaired driving.” The CAST DUI Task Force is a coalition organized under LRADAC and funded by a grant provided by the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services. To learn more about the needs assessment or the task force’s strategic plan, contact Allison Atkins at 726-9475.
Posted on 12/07/2012