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Plan ahead to avoid DUI

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by Tai Moses

With Austin soon to be engulfed in ACL Fest, the Austin Police Department is launching a round of No-Refusal, “an enforcement strategy that allows jurisdictions to obtain search warrants for blood samples from suspected impaired drivers who refuse breath or blood tests,” according to the city. What that boils down to is, don’t drink and drive. If you’re planning on drinking, find a safe option to get to and from wherever you’re going that doesn’t involve getting behind the wheel of a car or a bike. As the city points out, there are more travel options than ever before, but you have to plan ahead. The No-Refusal program will be in effect for the first 10 days of October, from the beginning of ACL Fest weekend one to the end of weekend two.

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