Michigan Police crack down on drunk driving over Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement officials in 40 Michigan counties planned a drunk driving crackdown over Labor Day weekend. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort ran through September 1 and featured increased patrols aimed at detecting and detaining suspected drunk drivers.

According to Michigan State Police, 10 fatalities from 9 collisions occurred over the 2013 Labor Day weekend in Michigan. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over effort was, in part, a response to those tragedies. Overall, drunk driving led to 354 roadway deaths last year.

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