The DUI Saturation Visitors Security Program is funded by a $100,000 grant from the Nevada Workplace of Visitors Security. It started Oct. 1 and can run by means of Sept. 30, 2022.
A spokesman mentioned the funding will allow NHP so as to add additional patrols to deal with discovering impaired drivers. Trooper Charles Casten mentioned the objective is to extend security on Nevada roads by growing not solely enforcement however consciousness of impaired driving legal guidelines and forestall crashes and deaths.
By September, there have been 289 fatalities on Nevada roadways. That may be a 28 p.c improve in comparison with the 226 deaths in the identical 9 months of 2020.