Cracking Down On Underage Drinking
By Gavin Johnson, WCJB TV20 News
More people are dying in car crashes this year than last. In an effort to bring that number down, officers with the Gainesville Police Department are training bar owners and managers how to look out for underage drinkers.
Tonight at the Gainesville Police Department Officers held a hospitality i-d training for vendors with alcohol licensing. More than fifty bar owners were expected to come out. Right now in October, there have been the same number of fatal car accidents in Alachua County as there were all of last year. So officers are reminding the gainesville police department are reminding bar owners just how dangerous it is to drink and drive.
Officers say car fatalities like the one of Andrew Enriquez are becoming way too common. Last month Enriquez died when his car crashed on southwest thirteenth street. Officers say he he was driving eighty four miles per hour and he was intoxicated.
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