More than 10,000 traffic stops were made and 200 drivers arrested during the Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign in Michigan.More than 10,000 traffic stops were made and 200 drivers arrested during the Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign in Michigan.The campaign involved 102 police departments, sheriff’s offices and Michigan State Police from Aug. 16 through Sept. 6.These were the results10,370 traffic stops200 impaired drivers arrested166 for operating while intoxicated34 for operating under the influence of drugs370 seat belt. citations35 child restraint violations2,417 speeding citations846 moving violations1,122 non-moving violations807 misdemeanor arrests167 felony arrests“Motorists were asked to make responsible decisions as they celebrated the end of summer and the Labor Day holiday weekend,” said Michael L. Prince, director of the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP). “If you are impaired by any substance you shouldn’t drive, which puts yourself and others at risk. There are no excuses.”In one instance, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office reported an OWI arrest of a woman who had four child-endangerment charges since four children were in the vehicle. …Read More

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