UPC in the News
UPC Executive Director Diane Eckert being interviewed by WNEW.com reporter Karen Adams as UPC Board member Capt. Bruce Ferguson looks on during March 7 press event at the McLean District Police Station to announce major grant received by UPC for fight underage and binge drinking.
Virginia Targets Underage Drinking: 350 Alcohol Related Crashes Happen Every Year In Fairfax County, VA
In Fairfax County alone, about 350 alcohol-related crashes among impaired drivers ages 15-24 occur every year, according to the United Prevention Coalition. Now, the groups has a new goal to bring down that number by tackling the "nationwide epidemic of underage binge drinking."