KTAL NBC 6, KSHV 45, ArkLaTexHomepage.com and Thrifty Liquor have joined forces for Safety Matters: Don't Drink and Drive.

Don't Drink and Drive is a unique effort to fight drunk driving this holiday season in our community.

This important initiative is brought to you by Thrifty Liquor at Active Recovery at http://www.saveatthrifty.com/.

Did you know?

  • Every two minutes, a person is injured in a drunk driving crash.
  • Every day in America, another 27 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes.
  • In 2015, 10,265 people died in drunk driving crashes - one every 51 minutes - and 290,000 were injured in drunk driving crashes.
  • On average, two in three people will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime.
  • A standard drink is defined as 12 oz. of beer, 5 oz. of wine or 1.5 oz. of distilled spirits, which contain the same amount of alcohol.
  • Drunk driving costs the United States $132 billion a year.

Learn more at Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Visit their website: www.madd.org