Fayetteville police participate in drunk driving mobilization

12/14/2012

            Fayetteville Police Greg Tabor announced today the Fayetteville Police Department will participate in the nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization.   

            Fayetteville police officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in December 2010, thirty percent of all fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes involved alcohol-impaired drivers.

 The Fayetteville Police Department recommends these simple tips for a safe holiday season:     

    • Plan a safe way home before the festivities begin.
    • Before drinking, designate a sober driver and leave your car keys at home.
    • If you’re impaired, use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member.
    • If you happen to see a drunk driver on the road, don’t hesitate to contact your local law enforcement agency.
    • And remember, Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over.  If you know someone who is about to drive or ride while impaired, take that person’s keys and help him or her make other arrangements to get home safely.

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