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Fort St. John
Monday, October 15, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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RCMP provides tips for a safe graduation

Plan ahead: Arrange for a safe way home. Make plans to have a designated driver, have money for a taxi

or call a parent for a ride home. 

Impairment: It starts with the first drink, not after you’ve had a few. The risk of crashing increases with

each alcoholic drink. Remember, texting and driving can be as dangerous as drinking and driving. 

Buckle up: If you don’t wear your seatbelt, you are 25 times more likely to be killed in a crash if ejected

from the vehicle. In a 50 km/h head-on crash, a 150 pound person not wearing a seatbelt will collide with other

occupants, strike the inside of the vehicle or get thrown from the car with the same force as the weight of a 3 ½

ton truck. 

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Resist peer pressure: Never get in a vehicle with an impaired driver. If you’re the designated driver

for the night, don’t let your passengers influence your driving behavior. 

Be responsible: Your smart decisions can have a significant influence on others. So set an example,

whether you’re a driver or passenger. Take a stand and don’t let people drive if they are drinking alcohol. We

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all have the power of making smart decisions.

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