Local police participating in year-end "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Caldwell Police are participating in “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” a national effort to crack down on drinking and driving. The campaign runs from Dec. 7 through Jan. 2 with local and state law enforcement officers conducting sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols. The goal is to look for drivers who may be intoxicated, while raising awareness about driving and driving through high-visibility enforcement. “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” was launched nationally in 1999 and focuses on the busiest travel times of the year, such as the year-end holidays. “Many people believe that after just a few drinks, they're safe to drive,” stated Gary Poeduebicky, Acting Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety, in a release. “Even one …
"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign starts Friday, runs through Labor Day.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Caldwell and West Caldwell law enforcement officers will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The campaign begins Friday, August 17 and runs through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. During that period, officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and will have roving patrols looking for motorists who may be driving under the influence of alcohol. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Drivers can expect to see public education tools, including posters, banners and mobile video display signs. The campaign was launched nationally in 1999 and coincides with the final weeks of summer vacation, some of the busiest driving days of the year. “Many …