Morrissey asks Weymouth bars to take part in Hero Campaign

By Ed Baker Wicked Local Weymouth Weymouth — Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey is asking local bars to join the Hero Campaign to prevent drunk driving and tragedies by asking patrons to be designated drivers. Morrissey said during the Dec. 17 town council meeting that 60 people died on Norfolk County roads last year  … Read more

Kentucky Goes to bat for the HERO Campaign

Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear hands a Louisville Slugger to HERO Campaign Chairman Bill Elliott and his wife Muriel in recognition of Kentucky’s kickoff of the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® in Louisville on December 18. State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer(back center) and representatives of the Offices of Highway Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control are also  … Read more

Kentucky joins designated driver campaign

The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky has joined the designated driver campaign known as the HERO Campaign to help end drunken driving deaths and injuries. Gov. Steve Beshear launched the campaign in the state Tuesday, encouraging people to participate in designated driver programs and drive sober. A statement from Beshear’s office says the HERO  … Read more

‘Hero’ campaign enlists Ky. bars, encourages law enforcement to crack down on drunk driving

by Pure Politics at CN|2 Kentucky is now the fourth state in the nation to officially embrace the HERO campaign aimed at curbing drunk driving by encouraging designated drivers. Gov. Steve Beshear signed a proclamation Tuesday at the Prime Lounge in downtown Louisville designating it HERO day. Meanwhile, bars that participate in the program will  … Read more

Kentucky Gov. Beshear launches designated driving campaign

by WYMT TV and Mountain News FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2012) – Governor Steve Beshear launched Kentucky’s HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, encouraging people to participate in designated driving programs throughout Kentucky and the nation. The national campaign was established by the family of Navy Ensign John Elliott of Atlantic County, NJ, who was killed  … Read more

Police crackdown on drunken driving

Written by Deborah M. Marko The Daily Journal VINELAND — To protect those on the road, the city police department warns it will be cracking down on drunken drivers during the holiday season. Starting today, the Vineland Police Department will join the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, according to Sgt. Peter D’Arrigo,  … Read more

Editorial: Designated drivers are the heroes in Hunterdon County

Hunterdon County Democrat Editorial Board Scores of brothers and sisters, friends dear or casual and even some moms and dads will be heroes this holiday season. That’s what William Elliott of Atlantic County calls the designated drivers who agree to serve as taxi drivers, or order alcohol-free drinks throughout the evening, so that others can  … Read more

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As Braintree Renews Liquor Licenses, Officials Encourage Safe Drinking Practices

By Joseph Markman Braintree Patch BRAINTREE, MA – In the midst of both the holiday and annual alcohol license renewal seasons, Braintree officials Tuesday sought to spread a message of responsible drinking to residents and business owners. The Board of License Commissioners voted unanimously, with Fire Chief Kevin Murphy absent, to approve one-year renewals for  … Read more

Norfolk DA Looking for a HERO (to be a Designated Driver)

By Grahame Turner Wellesley Patch The Norfolk County District Attorney is making the rounds, asking town licensing boards to encourage participation in a Jersey Shore designated driver program. Being the designated driver can make you a hero, according to a New Jersey-based campaign that is making its way around Norfolk County. Norfolk County District Attorney  … Read more