Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Safe Holiday Driving Urged.(New Mexico)

Byline: Juliet V. Casey Journal Staff Writer

* Red ribbon campaign reminds New Mexicans not to drink and get behind the wheel

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is challenging New Mexicans to lace red ribbons on their cars and pledge not to drink and drive during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

"During the holidays, there always seems to be an increase in drunk driving crashes," said Terry Huertaz, MADD executive director for New Mexico.

MADD, the New Mexico Highway and Transportation Department and Sonic launched the "Tie One On For Safety" campaign Friday in Albuquerque.

"Every day, we at MADD see the tragedy of driving drunk and impaired," Huertaz said. …

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