Police cracking down on Super Bowl Sunday drunk drivers

Police cracking down on Super Bowl Sunday drunk drivers

"The two or three extra police officers working on Sunday night in their only task is going to be looking for impaired driving".

In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 10,497 people died nationwide in motor vehicle traffic crashes involving drunk drivers.

A heads up to local drivers before you head out to big Super Bowl parties on Sunday.

During the 2017 Super Bowl campaign, State Police arrest 110 people for impaired driving and issued more than 4,098 tickets.

"Sober designated drivers should be sure to carry the ball and refrain from drinking alcohol", Everly said.

They say you should plan ahead and designate a sober driver, call a cab or use a ridesharing service.

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"Drunk or drugged driving is a completely preventable act if you have a plan", Turlock police Chief Nino Amirfar said in a Facebook post by his department.

"People often ask more than you would think, how do I report a suspected driver or unsafe driver, so this is important".

CT state police will be out in force Sunday for the Super Bowl, looking for drunk drivers and other violators during the biggest entertainment event in the country.

In every state, it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of.08 or higher. The OTS DDVIP app is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices.

For many, the Super Bowl celebration - whether watching the game or enjoying the commercials - will include drinking alcohol.

To ensure everyone is on the winning team, MHP ask that you have a sober designated driver to be in place along with responsible decisions while traveling on the roadways. Take the keys away and arrange to help transport them home safely.

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