Police Ramping Up Patrols, DWI Checkpoints During Holiday Season

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ALBANY – Law enforcement agencies across New York State are ramping up patrols through the new year to crack down on impaired driving.

New York State Police say drivers will see more sobriety check points and more officers on the road beginning Thursday and running through January 1.

This is all part of New York’s STOP-DWI Holiday Season Crackdown.

Officials are asking everyone celebrating during the holidays to have a plan in place to get home safely.

The crackdown is one of many statewide enforcement initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI New York and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.

The Statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown Campaign also targets 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Super Bowl weekend and St. Patrick’s Day.


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