Yates County area police agencies and the STOP-DWI Program will participate in special efforts to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving. The statewide STOP- DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign runs before and after Labor Day. The end of summer is one of the busiest travel times of the year. The State Police, Sheriff’s Office, and Penn Yan police will collaborate in this coordinated effort to reduce the number of impaired driving-related injuries and deaths.
The STOP-DWI Labor Day/End of Summer High Visibility Engagement Campaign is one of many statewide initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI NY and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.
You can help to make a difference by Having a Sober Plan! Download the mobile app – “Have a Plan” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home at www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp.
“Impaired driving is completely preventable and all it takes is a little planning, ” according to Sheriff Ron Spike.
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