Soft drinks behind the wheel do not kill people. Cigarettes don’t either. Liquor does. You don’t go to jail or get your license suspended for drinking Sprite while driving so this was pretty much irrelevant to my point. And I am not talking about a small town in Ohio. I am talking about a chain with thousands of stores whose biggest competitor is Amazon. What exactly is your goal with this comment other than to let me know that this location in Ohio made a dangerous business decision to have a drive-thru liquor store too? In this “40 year period,” you all also ended up with Annie’s Law in 2017 that expands a person’s questionable DUI record back 10 years. To me, that says there’s a problem going on with DUIs in Ohio, too.

“ Under the old law, for a driver’s first Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OVI) conviction, the minimum length of a license suspension was only six months. Under Annie’s Law, the minimum is now one year unless the driver agrees to have an ignition interlock device installed on the car, and then the minimum suspension is only six months. Further, if a driver agrees to accept an interlock device, the three-day mandatory jail time for the first OVI conviction must be suspended.”

And that thing costs $800 to $1,500 for installation alone.

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