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'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Crackdown Results

Oct 6, 2015

The results for the end of the summer Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign are in.  That's the crackdown Michigan State Police and other local law enforcement agencies held between August 21st and the Labor Day Holiday weekend.

Police arrested 351 drunk drivers.

A total of thirteen traffic fatalities were recorded, that's up from six last year.

One motorcyclist who was arrested had eleven prior drunk driving arrests.

2,630 seat belt and child restraint citations were also issued.

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— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him studio@wemu.org

Credit Michigan State Police