Why don't we ban alcoholic beverages instead of making it illegal to drive drunk?

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    band them together like sardines
     
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    Did we have seat belt laws in 1982 Einstein?
     
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    Like Ray alluded to, I would trust most drunk drivers then people texting or using a cell phone while driving, the person who had a few drinks is paying attention to the road wants to get home not get busted. The person using the cell phone could give a rats ass..
     
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    No, the number of traffic fatalities and injuries caused by drunk driving has gone down by percentage of all accidents. In other words, less drunk driving.

    From the National Review:
    Sobering Success

    Since the beginning of serious DUI-reform efforts in the early 1980s, we have seen the number of drunk-driving deaths and drunk-driving injuries substantially reduced — by half, across the board, and by more than that when it comes to young people. In the 1970s, alcohol was a factor in 60 percent of traffic deaths and nearly 70 percent of traffic deaths involving young people. Today, that share is closer to a third in both groups. And that’s a smaller share of a smaller total group of fatalities: In 1982, 5,244 people age 16 to 20 died in drunk-driving accidents; by 2008, that number had fallen to 1,987.
     
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    i want to ban all mosquitos that are larger than 5 inches,,,,those are the deadly ones
     
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    For starters, we can ban 24x7 coverage of mass shootings by the Lamestream (mostly LibTard) Media... way too much LibProg Kool-Aid being served-up and swilled...
     
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    I was being sarcastic.
     
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    Read my last post, Quayle.
     
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    Good idea. Then they will go after air freshener people since they already got smokers, then drinkers.
     
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    Maybe, but nobody is having fun anymore.
     

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