Clinton County STOP-DWI Labor Day Crackdown

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For Immediate Release                                                 Date 8/23/18

 

Contact Information: Russel.haag@clintoncountygov.com

Phone number: 518-565-4779                                                                  

 

 

Clinton County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Labor Day

Crackdown Enforcement Effort

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs August 17th–September 3rd

 

Clinton County STOP DWI announced today that Clinton County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

 

While we spend the Labor Day holiday and the end of summer celebrating with our loved ones, law enforcement officers across New York State will take to the roads in an effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries and save lives. The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on August 17th and will end on September 3rd.  

 

Research shows that high-visibility enforcement can reduce impaired driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent.  Sobriety checkpoints play a key part in raising awareness about the problem.  New York State Police, County Sheriff and municipal law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force.

 

The STOP-DWI Labor Day Weekend Crackdown is one of many statewide enforcement initiatives promoted by the New York State STOP-DWI Association with additional funding from our STOP-DWI Foundation and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. Throughout the remainder of the year the Statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown Campaign will also target Halloween and the national Holiday Season in December.

 

While STOP-DWI efforts across New York have led to significant reductions in the numbers of alcohol and drug related fatalities, still too many lives are being lost because of crashes caused by drunk or impaired drivers. Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI Crackdown Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving. 

 

You can help to make a difference by Having a Sober Plan!  Download our mobile app – “Have a Plan” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp    Impaired driving is completely preventable.  All it takes is a little planning. Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend!

 

This is Deputy Russell Haag with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office asking you to have a SOBER PLAN.

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