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Tough Va. DUI laws lead to drop in crashes, deaths

NORFOLK, Va. —

Ten years ago, local lawmakers looked at a high-profile DUI case, listened to law enforcement and said, “Enough is enough.”

A bipartisan group drafted more than 70 bills seeking to stiffen penalties and enact near-zero-tolerance for repeat offenders.

Did It Work?
DUI fatalities in Virginia have dropped by 21 percent since 2005, according to Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles statistics.

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