Chautauqua County police businesses have participated within the New York State STOP-DWI Labor Day Excessive Visibility Engagement Marketing campaign. The crackdown started Aug. 20, and continued via Sept. 6. This occasion is funded by a 2020-2021 grant from the Governor’s Site visitors Security Committee, and is a part of a nationwide Excessive Visibility Engagement Marketing campaign effort. In Chautauqua County, the Chautauqua County Sheriff, municipal regulation enforcement businesses, and New York State Police vigorously implement legal guidelines associated to driving whereas impaired. They work collectively to scale back the variety of impaired driving accidents and deaths, with particular emphasis on driving whereas impaired by both alcohol or medicine.
The businesses participated within the state-wide crackdown throughout Labor Day, leading to a complete of 99 car stops, arrests and summonses. “Eradicating intoxicated drivers from Chautauqua County roadways is one in every of our prime priorities,” mentioned Chautauqua County Sheriff James B. Quattrone. “In the event you select to drink, don’t drive. Impaired drivers not solely put themselves at risk, they threaten everybody who shares the highway with them.”
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