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Wellsville Police remind of holiday STOP-DWI patrols through Thanksgiving weekend


The Wellsville N.Y. Police Department would like to remind everyone of the upcoming Statewide DWI Enforcement Campaigns. We hope that everyone enjoys the Holidays and makes a plan to get home safely.

“Statewide High Visibility Engagement Campaigns”

While STOP-DWI efforts across New York have led to significant reductions in the numbers of alcohol and drug related fatalities, still too many lives are being lost because of crashes caused by drunk or impaired drivers. Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaigns aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving. Research shows that high-visibility enforcement can reduce drunk driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent. Sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols play a key part in raising awareness about the problem.

In a combined effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries and save lives STOP-DWI Coordinators and their partners will be engaging the public with education materials of the dangers of Impaired Driving while Law enforcement officers across New York State will take to the roads. The New York State Police, County Sheriff and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies across New York State will be out in force.

New York State STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaigns 2022-2023

HALLOWEEN: October 29- October 31, 2022

THANKSGIVING: November 23– November 27, 2022

HOLIDAY SEASON (NATIONAL): December 14 – January 1, 2023

SUPER BOWL: February 10 – February 13, 2023

ST. PATRICK’S DAY: March 16 – March 19, 2023

DRUGGED DRIVING AWARENESS: April 20 – April 21, 2023

MEMORIAL DAY: May 26– May 30, 2023

JULY 4TH: July 1 – July 5, 2023

DRUGGED DRIVING AWARENESS: July 10 – July 11, 2023

LABOR DAY (NATIONAL): August 18- September 4, 2023

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