3-D DRINKING, DRUGGING AND DRIVING… ALWAYS A CHOICE, NEVER AN ACCIDENT

By BRIAN LIPPAI on Friday, February 17, 2017

3-D DRINKING, DRUGGING AND DRIVING…

ALWAYS A CHOICE, NEVER AN ACCIDENT

      

         The problem is sobering! Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs tragically impacts the lives of residents of Ocean County every year. That's why the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) continues to drive home the anti-DUI message with its annual 3-D event being held at the Ocean County Mall Center Court on Friday, February 24, 2017. "This effort brings a heightened awareness to the critical issue of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. The 3-D program offers our residents the opportunity to garner information on addiction, recognizing an addiction problem, prevention options, education and consequences," said Ocean County Freeholder Deputy Director Gerry P. Little, Liaison to the Ocean County Board of Health.

 

           The event, which runs from 10AM to 5PM, will showcase Simulated DUI Stops and Fatal Vision Goggle demonstrations. Congressman Thomas MacArthur, Co-Chair of the Bi-Partisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, will headline a roster of guest speakers.

           

           Daniel Regenye, OCHD Public Health Coordinator said, “3-D is a unique, one-stop shop opportunity with attendees that include state and county officials, alcohol and drug abuse treatment providers and members of the law enforcement and education community."

 

Below is a detailed schedule for this event and features:

    

  • Commemoration Ceremony 1PM
  • 10:30AM, 12:30PM and 2:30PM, Simulated DUI Stops and Fatal Vision Goggle demonstrations
  • Regulatory Issues Concerning DUI in New Jersey
  • Safety Information Provided by the New Jersey Highway and Traffic Safety Administration

 

           Speakers include Regenye, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato, the Honorable Thomas MacArthur, Congressman U.S. Third Congressional District and Peter Curatolo, Director, Ocean County Intoxicated Driver Resource Center. 

 

If you have any questions regarding this event, please call Peter Curatolo at 732-341-9700, ext. 7685.  You can also visit the Health Department’s website at www.ochd.org or follow the Health Department on Twitter@OCpublichealth or like us on Facebook.