From the April 2014 magazine.

Citizens of the World

A "drunk-drivers" meeting finds a new place to park and gets a tune-up along the way

TRADITION FOUR: Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole.

The Monday evening meeting started off as an “informational meeting” for people with drunk-driving citations. It was conceived and designed by our local Public Information/Cooperation with the Professional Community (PI/CPC) committee. It offered an AA meeting for those who needed attendance slips signed. At that time, many groups refused or were reluctant to sign them.

In keeping with the autonomy referred to in Tradition Four, the format was a bit...

-- Lois C.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania