From the April 1981 magazine.

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European Campaigns

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BONN, WEST GERMANY--The government and the police have cracked down on drunken driving. At roadblocks at key highways, intersections, and autobahn exits, the police halt drivers at random to check for alcohol consumption.

"The goal is to get drunkards off the road," said Inspector Hartmut Baumgart, chief of the Bonn Traffic Police. "If we scare a few other drivers along the way and keep one drinker...

-- AP