According to 9 News, this weekend will be an active one for police patrols in search of drunk drivers. With the upcoming holiday and events, St. Patrick’s Day and the first weekend of the NCAA Championships, police are gearing up for a major DUI crackdown. In the past, when St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday, the number of DUI arrests increase substantially. The article quotes The Colorado Department of Transportation, in 2007 the holiday fell on a weekend also and as a result around 363 drivers were arrested for DUI. Since that year, the number of drunk driving arrests have increased by nearly 50 percent. Police are preparing for this year by going out in full force starting Friday night through Monday morning.
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Making sure to monitor your alcohol consumption or designate a sober driver before a night out of drinking is the most responsible thing you can do to avoid devastating drunk driving accidents. With the holiday and sporting events coming up this weekend, it is especially important to be safe while on the roads.
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