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Date: January 7, 2015

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Todd Kocian, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

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

The Lincoln Police Department participated in the "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign from November 29, 2014 through January 1, 2015. Officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement and took a zero tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcoholic liquor and/or drugs. During that time, the Lincoln Police Department made 149 DUI arrests, an increase of 11% from 2013. Funding for this project was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

Of the 149 DUI arrests,

32 were arrested for at least their 2nd offense. (21%)
1 was arrested for 5th offense.
10 were arrested for refusing a chemical test.
4 were arrested for drug impairment (DRE) offenses.
9 were arrested for .02 violations (under the age of 21).
27 invoved a motor vehicle accident. (18%)

the average BAC was .161, with the highest at .304 BAC.

Previous campaign totals:

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