The Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse Inc is sponsoring a county-wide impaired driving prevention campaign from December 1, 2017 to January 2, 2018. The loss of life due to impaired driving is completely preventable.
The “Designated Driver Campaign” provides a unique opportunity for Calvert County restaurants, clubs, bars, and civic/service organizations to join forces with Calvert County residents in promoting cooperative, impaired driving prevention efforts.
During the Calvert Board of County Commissioners’ meeting, the top 5 Maryland State Police Officers from Barracks U Prince Frederick and the top 5 deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, having the most DUI arrests, were given a plaque in recognition of their performance.
The Maryland State Troopers were TFC Warrick, TFC Rucker, TFC Matthews, TFC Kaitz and TFC Costello. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office deputies were Dep. Robert Shrawder Dfc. Dean Naughton Cpl. Tony Moschetto Dep. Nick Buckler & Dfc. Justin Livingston. Deputies Robert Shrawder and Dean Naughton were not able to be present as they were in FTO (Field Training Officer) school.
The Calvert Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) proclaimed December 1, 2017 to January 2, 2018 as “Designated Driver Campaign”. They asked bars, restaurants, clubs, civic/service organizations, and citizens to join the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc and the Calvert County Traffic Safety Council to support the Designated Driver Campaign. The BOCC also urged all citizens to choose a designated driver for any upcoming holiday parties they would attend and not to provide alcohol to those under the age of 21.
To learn more about the work of CAASA, please visit: http://www.co.cal.md.us/caasa
Margit Miller / Calvert Beacon