Law Enforcement Adding Extra Patrols for Holiday Weekend

Law Enforcement Adding Patrols During Busy Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period Officers cracking down on impaired driving and seat belt violations. As families take to the roads this holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers extra patrols will be cracking down on impaired driving and seat belt violations to increase safety on the state’s streets and highways. Area law enforcement agencies are working in tandem on saturation patrols and DUI checkpoints. In November 2013, there were 490 alcohol-related crashes across Indiana resulting in 224 injuries and 13 fatalities. A total of 735 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence and 9,504 seat belt citations were issued to drivers and passengers who were not properly restrained.

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