Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Results
Indiana State Police Release “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Results” Indiana- Recently, the Indiana State Police, the Governor’s Council on Impaired & Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute participated in the national and statewide 2016 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization which occurred Aug. 12 through Sept. 5. Officers from more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, and thousands more across the country, conducted high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers against drinking and driving. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is an annual enforcement effort supported by federal funding allocated to Indiana State Police from the Traffic Safety division of ICJI. Officers worked overtime to conduct sobriety patrols and checkpoints around the clock. According to ICJI, in 2015, there were 4,828 alcohol-impaired collisions in Indiana, resulting in 92 fatalities. This is a 26.5 percent decrease in the number of alcohol-impaired collisions, and a 9 percent decrease in resulting fatalities, from 2014.
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