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CCSD to take part in state crackdown

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton
Beginning Friday, March 4, Clay County Deputies will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies across Indiana in the "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest," March crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving.

Through March 20, officers will work overtime to conduct high-visibility enforcement activities designed specifically to identify impaired drivers. Motorists will also see an increased number of patrols looking for aggressive drivers and unrestrained motorists during the 17-day mobilization.

"Impaired driving is a crime, one too deadly to ignore," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said. "That's why we don't give warnings, or accept excuses. If you're over the limit, in Clay County, you will be arrested."

In March 2009, there were 41 fatalities on Indiana roadways. Of that number, 24 percent involved a driver who was legally intoxicated.

According to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), alcoholic beverages continue to be assigned as the primary factor in more than one-third of alcohol-related collisions in the state.

Operation Pull Over Blitz 66 is a statewide enforcement effort support by federal funding allocated to the Clay County Sheriff's Department from the Traffic Safety division of ICJI.

To learn more, log on to www.StopImpairedDriving.org.


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"According to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), alcoholic beverages continue to be assigned as the primary factor in more than one-third of alcohol-related collisions in the state."

really???

-- Posted by carnie0069 on Fri, Feb 25, 2011, at 8:30 AM

Good information to know. Alcoholic beverages are a primary factor in more than 1/3 of alcohol-related collisions .. LMAO!

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Feb 25, 2011, at 10:43 AM

So....uh......what contributes to the other 2/3 of the alcohol-related collisions?????

-- Posted by always skeptical on Fri, Feb 25, 2011, at 11:17 AM


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