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10:03 AM Sat, Feb. 23rd

Letter | Is drunk driving worth the costs?

I have been hearing on the news that there have been a lot of drunk driving arrests in the Phoenix area. They have caught thousands of people. It goes to show how stupid a lot of people are. Arizona has the stiffest drunk-driving laws of any state in the country, and people still drink and drive.

Awhile back, the channel 5 TV station had a thing on the penalty of drinking and driving and what those penalties are. By the time you get done with all the penalties, you have kissed over $10,000 goodbye, not to mention what the insurance company will do. They will either jack their insurance rates sky high or cancel them.

I would like to ask these people, “Is it worth it? Think of your family. If you must have a drink while driving, make that a soft one.”

Ronney L. Case

Golden Valley