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Should the penalties for drunken drivers be reduced?

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-06-04 08:43

linda_sun (China)

Many drunken drivers do not result in accidents. Sober drivers cause twice as many fatalities but they do not carry the same penalties as drunk driving. If a serious accident occurs, then jail is appropriate, as it should be for all other traffic offenses. Otherwise, it should not be considered as a criminal offense.

Should the penalties for drunken drivers be reduced?

Police officers hold the buckets stuck with road safety slogans.[Photo from Sina Weibo]

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