Lincoln Police are reminding folks to drive sober or get pulled over this Labor Day weekend. “We wish to promote designated drivers and trip share/taxi service for many who select to drink. Plan forward and don’t drink if you happen to intend to drive,” Officer Erin Spilker says.
All through Lincoln, additional officers might be conducting excessive visibility visitors enforcement to discourage impaired driving. LPD says officers will take a zero tolerance strategy to drivers inebriated and/or medicine. They may also be alert for different visitors and security violations.
In 2020, Lincoln law enforcement officials investigated 7,087 visitors accidents, 1,425 which resulted in harm and 9 accidents had been deadly. Officers additionally arrested 825 drivers for driving below the affect. “Driving after ingesting is a selection. Select to do the precise factor and the protected factor. Discover alternate transportation, use a delegated driver, or don’t eat any quantity of alcohol if you happen to intend to or have to drive.”