Urinals Speak Out

9 years 8 months 3 weeks ago September 03, 2007 Sep 3, 2007 Monday, September 03 2007 Monday, September 03, 2007 2:41:55 AM CDT in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - If you hear a voice coming from a urinal in the men's restroom of a favorite bar, it's not the booze talking. The state of Missouri has distributed 200 of the talking devices to bars in St. Louis, Kansas City, Jefferson City, Columbia and Springfield. A voice from the gizmo warns that if the person is drinking, he should find a sober driver. It's the latest attempt by the state of Missouri to reduce drunken driving. A growing number of states are turning to the device, called a Wizmark. They're not being installed in women's restrooms. In Missouri, 78 percent of those who drink and drive are male.

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