BALLSTON SPA - Saratoga County police agencies and STOP-DWI coordinators will participate in special efforts to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving.
The statewide STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign (HVEC) efforts start on March 16, and will continue through March 19.
St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is a notoriously deadly period for impaired driving due to the number of celebrations and drivers on the road. The Sheriff’s Office, municipal law enforcement agencies and STOP-DWI programs across the state will be participating in special engagement efforts to reduce the number of alcohol related injuries and deaths.
The STOP-DWI St. Patrick’s Day HVEC is one of many statewide initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI NYand the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI HVEC aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.
You can help to make a difference by Having a Sober Plan! Download the mobile app – “Have a Plan” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home: www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp.