Wednesday, May 14, 2003

One way to combat drunk driving is to make sure repeat offenders always face a prosecutor in court

The Virginian-Pilot in this editorial identifies three ways to close the loopholes for repeat offenders of drunk driving, and one way is to make sure the cases are prosecuted by lawyers, rather than just put on by police officers. That would mean the Commonwealth would have to pay for enough assistant Commonwealth's attorneys to staff the traffic court dockets.

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