Troop B Officers To Participate In Statewide Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign

MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL
a division of the
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Troop B Headquarters - 308 Pine Crest Drive - Macon, Missouri 63552


NEWS RELEASE

For further information please contact: Sergeant Brent J. Bernhardt
(660) 385-2132
B12116
November 30, 2012

EMPHASIS: Troop B Officers To Participate In Statewide Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign


Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces that Troop B officers will be participating in the statewide 2012 Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign to stop people from driving impaired this holiday season. Enforcement efforts will be increased from December 10, 2012, through December 16, 2012, and will focus on reducing deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers. In 2011, 209 individuals were killed and 3,630 were injured in alcohol-related traffic crashes.
"Losing a loved one during the holiday season is a tragedy no one should have to endure," stated Captain Wilt. "Impaired driving is a preventable crime, and we intend to work diligently to remove impaired drivers from our roadways."

The Patrol encourages motorists to protect themselves from all types of hazardous drivers by making sure everyone in the vehicle is properly restrained in a seat belt or child restraint. Click It 4 Life !!

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