From the July 1971 magazine.

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DWI Laws 'Underenforced'

In one recent survey, it was found that 60% of the drivers with a severe drinking problem stayed on the road after their licenses had been suspended or revoked. . . .

Police officials said that because of increasing pressure in the last decade to deal with violent crime, they have had to shift manpower oat of traffic enforcement. Regular men on the beat, they say, rarely have time to go after drunken drivers.

Police motivation is also affected by the apathy of the general public, "If you get shot in a holdup, there's concern," he [Inspector John Bowyer,...

-- Agis Salpukas