Throughout the week of March 22-28, Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers had been concerned in a site visitors accident. One was youthful than 21.
To this point this 12 months, there have been 302 DUI arrests in comparison with 262 throughout the identical interval final 12 months, a rise of 15.3%.
There have been 177 main accidents thus far this 12 months in comparison with 232 throughout the identical interval final 12 months, a lower of 23.7%.
Thus far this 12 months, there have been seven official site visitors fatalities. That’s the similar variety of fatalities throughout the identical time interval final 12 months.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will proceed islandwide, police stated.