State Police Issue 11,480 Tickets During July 4th Enforcement Period
State Police issued more than 11,480 tickets statewide during the 4th of July Stop DWI enforcement campaign.
The special enforcement period ran from June 30th through July 5th.
Police used sobriety checkpoints, additional DWI patrols and ticketed distracted drivers who were using handheld electronic devices.
Troopers arrested 216 people for DWI and investigated 165 personal injury accidents.
The following number of tickets were issued:
- Speeding 4,153
- Distracted Driving 359
- Seatbelt violations 571
- Move Over Law 151
The campaign was funded by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.