'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.