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Date:September 10, 2014

For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226
Sergeant Brian Agnew, Center Team, 402.441.9181

"You Drink & Drive. You Lose." Campaign Results

To coincide with the nationwide "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign, the Lincoln (NE) Police Department coordinated a specialized enforcement to protect citizens from impaired driving. From August 15, 2014 through September 1, 2014, extra officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement and took a zero tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Funding for this project was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).

Enforcement results:

Total citations issued 134
Total warnings issued 307
DUI - official citations 17
.02 violation - official citation 1
Interlock violation - official citation 1
Negligent driving - official citations 11
Negligent driving - warning citations 17
No valid resistration - official citations 12
No valid resistration - warning citations 14
Traffic signal - official citations 10
Traffic signal - warning citations 8
Driving under suspension - official citations 8
Open alcohol container - official citations 8
Nacotics offenses - official citations 10

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