75
      Wednesday
      82 / 63
      Thursday
      79 / 57
      Friday
      79 / 57

      'Drive Sober' campaign results in over 600 citations

      Jefferson City police officers issued a total of 605 citations during the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement campaign.

      Two people were arrested for driving while intoxicated.

      Other citations included:

      - Speeding (206)

      - Adult seat belt violations (101)

      - Child restraint violations (5)

      - Minor in possession (4)

      - Driving while suspended/revoked (22)

      - Operating a motor vehicle without a license (20)

      - No insurance (122)

      - Other hazardous moving violations/defective vehicle equipment/improper registration violations (123)

      "When we remove a drunk driver from the roads, weâ??re all safer," said Police Chief Roger Schroeder. "Law enforcement will continue to encourage drivers to make a simple, smart choice to drive sober."


      Driving while intoxicated remains one of the leading causes of fatal car crashes in Missouri.


      This year's campaign ran from Aug. 16 to Sept. 2.

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