Planning on toasting Cinco de Mayo tomorrow? If so, Burbank Police have a warning for you. “Traffic and patrol officers assigned to duty will be on heightened alert arresting impaired drivers to prevent a senseless tragedy due to alcohol or drugs,” according to a news release sent out by the BPD. If you’re planning on partying tomorrow — then include a way to get home safely as part of that plan.
“Our main goal is to save lives,” said Chief Scott LaChasse, Burbank Police Department, in the release. ” Around the county, we want to debunk the myth that you can drink until you feel it and then get behind the wheel. You can’t. Remember that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.”
A typical DUI cost as much as $10,000. So play it safe. Don’t throw your money away or risk your life or someone’s else life by getting behind the wheel tipsy. More on the BPD website.