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"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Results for North Dakota

FARGO -- Law enforcement agencies across North Dakota took part in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over national enforcement campaign to deter motorists from driving impaired.

A total of 689 citations were attributed to the added enforcement patrols, according to the news release. Of the total citations:

  • 57 were alcohol-related with 49 DUI arrests
  • 52 arrests or citations for other alcohol-related violations such as minor in consumption or open container
  • 34 drug-related arrests

Impaired driving is completely preventable. Over the past five years, more than 300 people have died in North Dakota in alcohol-related crashes, according to the release.

More information about traffic safety enforcements can be found here or by joining the conversation on the Code for the Road Facebook or Twitter page. Memorials of individuals who have lost their life due to an impaired driver can be viewed here.