Drivers on North
Dakota roads are reminded to always drive sober, or to always find a sober
driver. In an effort to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the road, law
enforcement agencies across North Dakota will run extra patrols, as part of the
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
enforcement campaign from August 17 to September 3.
data from 2017 reports in North Dakota 55 motor vehicle fatalities and 472 injuries
due to an alcohol-related crash. This translates to one alcohol-related
fatality every seven days in North Dakota. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 (19 percent)
adult arrests in North Dakota are for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
“We hope all North Dakotans make the
right decision to always drive sober or to designate a sober driver,” says Lincoln
Police Chief Joe Gibbs. “That’s a decision you’ll never wake up the next day
This campaign is part of the Vision Zero strategy to
eliminate motor vehicle crash fatalities and serious injuries on North Dakota