Putnam County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI

–St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown Enforcement Effort–
–Impaired Driving Crackdown runs March 16-18, 2018–

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. and Town of Carmel Police Department Chief Michael Cazzari announced today that their departments will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOPDWI Crackdown efforts start on March 16th and will end on March 18th. New York State Police, County Sheriffs, and municipal law enforcement agencies will collaborate across the state and will be out in force in this coordinated effort to reduce the number of impaired related injuries and deaths.

You can help to make a difference by having a Sober Plan! Download our mobile app -– “Have a Plan,” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp.

Impaired driving is completely preventable. All it takes is a little planning. If you’re headed out for St. Patrick’s Day, designate a responsible and sober driver! Remember, “Don’t Drive, Get a Sober Ride”

The STOPDWI St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown is one of many statewide enforcement initiatives promoted by the New York State STOPDWI Association with additional funding from the STOPDWI Foundation courtesy of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. The Statewide STOPDWI Crackdown Campaign also targets Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day Weekend, Halloween, the national Holiday Season in December and the Super Bowl weekend.

Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOPDWI Crackdown Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.