Date PostedMarch 25, 2013

The Fortnightly Hospitality News Wrap-Up: Avoid Contributing to Drink Driving Accidents

It seems almost daily we hear of a drunk driver somewhere in the world whose actions cause chaos and claim lives on the road. Even at home drink driving statistics are alarmingly high, accounting for almost 18% of all road crashes. As responsible service of alcohol staff, these statistics should give us a better understanding of how to do our jobs, which involves stopping people from driving if we’re aware that they’re drunk. The attitude of “it’s not my business” has no place in the alcohol service industry.

Read the full article here: How to Avoid Contributing to Drink Driving Crashes

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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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