Drinking & Driving Prevention in Gallatin County

In Gallatin County, there are many resources for preventing drinking and driving, and enforcement projects that are designed to reduce the number of crashes and deaths. Check out the following:

 

DUI Task Force

The Gallatin County DUI Task Force is a citizens group appointed by the county Commissioners to develop and/or fund public education, awareness, and enforcement projects to reduce the number of alcohol related crashes and deaths in Gallatin County. Since 1982, the Task Force has provided a forum for proactive discussion and a place for professionals in the field to come together to discuss this critical issue, and to design constructive and effective courses of action.

For more information, check out their website, or call (406) 585-1492.

 

MADD–Gallatin County Chapter

Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America’s roads. PowerTalk 21™ is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents, It’s Your Influence™ to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 10 minutes at 1-877-MADD-HELP.

 

Get Home Safely: Late Night Buses

You don’t have to get in that car…

The Latenight Downtown bus runs Thursday through Saturday all year.  During the academic school year, two buses run opposite directions.  When school is not in session, only the downtown route runs.  Please refer to the timetables for exact hours of service for each route. Service is not provided on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

The Latenight upstream bus runs Friday through Saturday only when MSU is in session. Please refer to the timetables for exact hours of service for each route. Service is not provided on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Check out the full Streamline late night schedules here.

 

Statistics

For a look at DUI statistics in Gallatin County, click here.