CITY & COUNTY


9/25/2019 10:43pm

DTH Photo Illustration. Chapel Hill bars and restaurants are combatting underage drinking by using measures such as thorough ID checks and BARS training for the identification of fake IDs.

How bars and restaurants on Franklin are trying to prevent underage drinking

Being in college isn't an excuse to drink underaged. Bar and restaurant owners in Chapel Hill are taking an extra step in preventing illegal alcohol consumption off-campus.  Fake ID training and routine checks are some of the ways that law enforcement and alcohol vendors work to prevent underage patrons from being served alcohol. But the mentality surrounding drinking is one that too casually permits the behavioral processes that lead students to drink in the first place.