The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 6, 1997 · Page 24
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 24

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"Clearly, drunk driving, though it is a problem, is not one of the biggest problems on the national roadways," Berman said. He said speeding and overly aggressive driving were more serious. The telephone survey of 1,000 Americans was conducted by the Market Facts research firm from Nov. 3-5. The margin of error is approximately plus or minus 3 percentage points. f V I 3 r IZZZlZZ" " " PREC0R 9.4s (Reg. '9899) S. W1699 $i s t ? w 100'sof vases, Jars & Bowls ?,.f1fcj from $10 &UP law, 0's of cloisonne Ro8ew0Od Living Roo'm from -Q &UP Set with MOP Inlay ORIENTAL FURNITURE ORIENTAL WORKS OF ART 1008 of Rna. Hafldcraflad SoM Rosewood & Mahogany Fun, Matctmj Dining Room & Living Boom SbB. Assorted Cruppendate Fumnun, Desks. Setts. Postar Bed, 1 ,000' ot Decorativ Accanones. Ivory. Antiqu Porcelain. Ctonorwe. Jade, lamps. 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In addition, 53 percent of respondents ranked drunken drivers as the nation's No. 1 highway safety problem, the poll said. People who drive too fast ranked second at 19 percent. The survey, sponsored by the Allstate Insurance Co., is part of a push for legislation introduced in Congress that would require states to lower their legal blood alcohol content levels to 0.08 percent or risk losing some of their federal highway aid. The measure has not advanced out of House and Senate committees. "We are . . . calling on our government here in the nation's capital and in every state capital to take swift and decisive action to combat this major public health and safety problem," Katherine Prescott, MADD national president, said at a news conference. Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia enforce 0.1 percent blood alcohol levels, f hile 15 states already have the np 10 London j for 7 days and 6 nights, compliments o( CALL 511. : Laker Airways and the Montague Hotel! 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