Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Cracking Down on Impaired Drivers Dec. 5-12
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be participating in the Statewide Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign to stop people from driving while impaired this Holiday season. Enforcement efforts will be increased Dec. 5-12 and will focus on reducing deaths and serious injuries caused by impaired drivers.
"Losing a loved one during the Holiday season is a tragedy no one should have to endure," stated Sheriff Brad DeLay. "Impaired driving is a preventable crime, and we intend to crack down so drivers feel secure when traveling on Missouri's roadways."
Consider some of the consequences if you are caught driving while intoxicated:
In 2010, 240 people were killed and 962 seriously injured in crashes involving an impaired driver.
To learn more about impaired driving, visit www.savemolives.com/.