JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NDDOT) – Regulation enforcement companies throughout the state participated within the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement marketing campaign from March 1-31, 2021 to strengthen the significance of not driving underneath the affect. Over the course of the marketing campaign, 151 alcohol or drug-related arrests and citations had been issued.
A complete of 728 citations had been made all through the enforcement patrols. Of these citations, there have been 103 alcohol-related with 73 driving underneath the affect (DUI) arrests. Alcohol-related prices additionally embody 28 citations for minor in consumption, minor zero tolerance and open container. This enforcement interval resulted in 27 drug-related arrests.
Alcohol and drug-related motorized vehicle crashes, fatalities and arrests are 100% preventable, and making the selection to at all times drive sober or discover a sober trip can forestall tragedies on North Dakota roads. Each driver and car occupant can assist meet the state’s objective of zero motorized vehicle fatalities and critical accidents by taking private accountability when touring. This implies sporting a seat belt always, transporting youngsters in baby passenger security seats acceptable for the kid’s age, peak and weight, driving distraction free, driving sober and obeying all posted pace limits.
Excessive-visibility enforcement for visitors security is one aspect of a collaborative effort to get rid of car deaths in North Dakota.
Be taught extra about security initiatives at VisionZero.ND.gov or be a part of the dialog on the Imaginative and prescient Zero ND Fb or Twitter web page. View memorials of people who misplaced their life as a result of an impaired driver on the North Dakota Crash Memorial Wall.