Countless Traffic Stops During Recent Drive Sober Crackdown
According to News 10, Your Breaking News and Weather Authority, officers from police departments, sheriff's offices and Michigan State Police posts across Michigan made 6,869 traffic stops and arrested 153 drunk drivers during the recent Drive Sober or get Pulled Over crackdown.
Michigan law enforcement officers have zero tolerance for motorists impaired by drugs or alcohol. Motorists were warned to drive sober or get pulled over while celebrating fall activities.
Preliminary reports indicate officers issued 770 speeding citations and 53 seat belt and child restraint citations during the crackdown, along with 64 felony arrests.
The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign was supported with federal traffic safety funds and coordinated by the Office of Highway Safety Planning.