Holiday Booze It & Lose It Campaign Nets 3,147 DWI Arrests
Governor’s Highway Safety Program Director Becky Wallace has announced that state and local law enforcement officers cited 3,147 motorists for driving while impaired during the Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran Dec. 7 – Jan. 2. A total of 110,692 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide. Officers also issued 6,381 safety belt and 1,134 child passenger safety violations, 30,364 speeding violations and 3,543 drug charges. In addition, they apprehended 3,009 fugitives from justice and recovered 184 stolen vehicles. For more information regarding county-by-county citation totals or other “Booze It & Lose It” activities, visit the GHSP website.