SECTION 4 (a) DWI Experiences and/or Support for Changes in Sanctions

 

4.1 Do you have any personal or general knowledge of any of the following scenarios?

 

 

Yes

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I personally know someone in my town/city who was injured by a drunk driver.

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One of my family members has been arrested for drunk driving.

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I personally know someone in my town/city who was killed by a drunk driver.

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I have a close friend who was injured by a drunk driver.

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I have a close friend who was killed by a drunk driver.

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A family member was injured by a drunk driver.

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A family member was killed by a drunk driver.

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I have been physically injured by a drunk driver.

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4.2 The following is a list of policies concerning the subject of alcohol abuse that potentially could be developed. Please tell us how strongly you either favor or oppose each one.

 

Strongly

Favor

Somewhat

Favor

Somewhat

Oppose

Strongly

Oppose

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Know

A tax increase of five cents per drink on beer, wine and liquor to pay for programs that prevent minors from drinking?

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A tax increase of five cents per drink on beer, wine and liquor to pay for alcohol treatment programs?

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A tax increase of five cents per drink on beer, wine and liquor to pay for alcohol rehabilitation programs?

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A law forbidding the sale of all beer, wine and liquor throughout the nation?

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A law that punished teenagers who tested positive for any amount of alcohol in their blood?

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A law that penalizes adults who illegally give alcohol to teenagers?

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What if funds raised by increasing alcohol taxes were used for many government purpose, not just prevention programs or alcohol treatment programs? How strongly would you favor or oppose raising the tax?

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4.3 How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

 

 

Strongly Agree

Agree

Neither Agree nor Disagree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Stiffer punishments for teenagers who are caught drinking will discourage them from getting alcohol.

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Many kids who start using alcohol do so because of peer pressure and in the belief that it’s cool and the grownup thing to do.

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I think the government should take steps to reduce teenage drinking.

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