Thousands of people are killed each year by drunk drivers. If you believe that someone driving near you is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, move away from that vehicle. If you have a cell phone, contact the nearest police agency in the area. To contact UWFPD, dial 474-2415. To contact Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, dial 436-9630. To contact Pensacola Police Department, dial 435-1900. Tell the dispatcher the location of the erratic driver, the vehicle description and license plate, and the direction in which the vehicle is traveling. Do not follow the vehicle, unless you can do so safely and from a distance.
To help keep you safe while you are driving on the road, learn to recognize the following possible indicators of drunken driving: