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Authorities begin DWI crackdown today

Authorities begin DWI crackdown today

December 16th, 2010 in News

Starting today, Jefferson City police and law enforcement officers nationwide will be cracking down on drunken driving with increased enforcement through Jan. 3 as part of the Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest, National Crackdown.

Jefferson City police will have extra officers on patrol, funded through a grant from the MoDOT's Highway Safety Division.

Police urge citizens to take advantage of the Sober Driver program in Jefferson City by calling 636-7102 for a free ride home if you are impaired or if you are with a driver who is impaired. Party hosts can obtain Sober Driver tickets by contacting Fechtel Beverage at 636-5161 or Sgt. Jeff Stiefermann at 634-6397.