Drunk Driving ‘Down’ – ‘ONLY’ 451 Arrested
There were 451arrests for drunk driving in the state over a recent three-week (March 12th -April 7th) impaired driver crackdown by local authorities. Of the 451, almost 20% were charged under the state's high blood alcohol content (BAC) law, with a BAC of .17 or higher! Believe it or not, the number of drunk drivers decreased since last years total of 510 drunk driving arrests.
The state-wide crackdown also resulted in 40 felony arrests, 626 suspended driver citations and 325 fugitive arrests in the more than 13,700 traffic stops.