State Police issued 21,467 tickets and arrested 280 people for impaired driving during the annual Halloween Enforcement Campaign.

The campaign began on October 25th and continued through November 1st

Other law enforcement throughout the state issued 40,272 tickets for various traffic violations, including impaired driving, speeding, distracted driving, seat belt infractions and move over law violations.

The enforcement campaign was funded by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.

 "This effort ensured a safer Halloween by preventing the needless tragedies that are caused by those who choose to drive while impaired," Governor Andrew Cuomo said. "New York has zero tolerance for impaired drivers and, as the results of this campaign show, those who choose to drink and drive will be arrested."