Springdale Police To Crackdown On Drunk Driving

Photo courtesy of the Springdale Police Department.

Photo courtesy of the Springdale Police Department.

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The Springdale Police Department plans to crack down on drunk drivers this month as part of a nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

The campaign begins Friday, August 15 and runs through Monday, September 1, according to a news release.

In 2012, there were 10,322 people killed in drunk-driving crashes in the United States, the release states. Over Labor Day weekend that year, more than a third of all traffic fatalities were in drunk-driving crashes, the release states.

For more information about the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, visit www.TrafficSafetyMarketing.gov.

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