The state of Georgia says it's cracking down on people who drive drunk as we approach the Fourth of July holiday.
Harris Blackwood, director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safetystopped by Eyewitness News Mornin', to remind everyone of their Zero Tolerance campaign.
Blackwood says one in four car accidents in Georgia involve alcohol. He says with gas prices decreasing the number of cars on the road will increase and, unfortunately, that means a higher chance of drunk drivers on the road.
"We know people are going to have an adult beverage," said Blackwood. "But what we want them to do is to make sure they've designated a driver, made some arrangements for a ride and get a hotel room."
Blackwood says a DUI arrest stays on record for 55 years and can cost up $10,000 in fines and fees.