Des Moines Register to Highlight Depth of Iowa’s Drunk Driving Problem
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Des Moines Register is highlighting the depth of Iowa's problem with drunk driving. In the last 12 years, the Register says more than 1,000 people have died in alcohol-related crashes in the state. The Register also says approximately 132,000 drivers have been charged with driving while intoxicated--some of them more than once--and at least 222 drivers were accused of killing someone while drunk behind the wheel.