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Let's Not Wreck The Holidays: A Unified Drive for Safer Celebrations

As the festivities ramp up and the holiday cheer envelops us, there's a powerful campaign echoing through the month of awareness, advocating for responsible choices and safe celebrations: "Let's Not Wreck The Holidays." In the heart of Impaired Driving Awareness Month, this campaign is in full swing, uniting communities for a crucial cause.

A linked image of a retro Boom Box that links to the recording of KGVO's Talk Back show of Drive Safe Missoula's Steve Schmidt

A major highlight that deserves a huge round of applause goes to KGVO for amplifying the campaign's message through their "Talk Back Live" Show. Their dedication to spreading awareness is invaluable in reaching a broader audience and emphasizing the importance of safe practices during the holiday season.

But it's not just media outlets that deserve recognition; it's the people, the community members, who have taken the reins in sharing posts, letters, and vital information about this campaign. Each share, each repost, each conversation initiated contributes significantly to the collective effort of keeping our roads safe and ensuring everyone has a sober ride home.

A monumental high-five is due to, who wholeheartedly embraced the campaign's mission. Their support and understanding of the cause exemplify the collaborative spirit needed to make a real impact. Together, they've shown that understanding the assignment isn't just about compliance but about commitment and passion for a safer community.

However, the work isn't over yet. There's still more ground to cover, more people to reach, and more lives to safeguard. Here's how you can continue to support the "Let's Not Wreck The Holidays" campaign:

  1. Spread the Word: Share campaign materials, safety tips, and resources across all platforms. ( Find them Here )Your voice matters—use it to advocate for responsible choices.

  2. Lead by Example: Be the designated sober driver or arrange alternative transportation options when heading to celebrations. Encourage others to do the same.

  3. Engage Your Circle: Start conversations about the importance of sober driving and responsible partying. Your influence among friends and family can make a significant difference.

  4. Utilize Available Resources: Point people towards resources that offer safe ride options, such as ride-sharing services, public transportation, or local designated driver programs.

Remember, this campaign is about all of us who share the road with one another. It's about safeguarding our loved ones, our communities, and ensuring that the joy of the holiday season isn't overshadowed by preventable tragedies. Let's come together, stay vigilant, and ensure everyone gets home safely. Let's make this holiday season a time of celebration, not regret. Together, we can make a difference and truly look out for one another.

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