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The French, Drinking and Driving #259594

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 1978
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(Studio) French noted as having highest per capita drinking habits in world. Govt.'s attempts to do something about drunk driving reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Details given of new laws with regard to police tests of drivers for drunkenness, passed by legislature during summer vacation when no one was paying attention Amt. of alcohol used by French reported Restauranteurs' reports about effect of new law stated. [Restaurant spokesperson Paul Ben MUSSA - notes cutdown in wine and after-dinner brandy consumption.] Legis.'s fixing of high legal limit of alcohol in blood mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom
Duration:
00:01:50

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