Drunken Driving Penalties: Too Soft? More than a million drunken driving arrests are made each year in the United States. After a string of recent high-profile incidents, some say the courts should be tougher on people who drive under the influence.
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Drunken Driving Penalties: Too Soft?

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Drunken Driving Penalties: Too Soft?

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Drunken Driving Penalties: Too Soft?

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More than one million drunken driving arrests are made each year in the United States. After a string of recent high-profile incidents, some believe the courts should be tougher on those who drive under the influence.

Chuck Hurley, CEO of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Maryland State Delegate Jolene Ivy discuss the issue.

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