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Troopers Release Super Bowl DWI Enforcement Numbers


The New York State Police on Wednesday announced that troopers issued 6,876 tickets during a special STOP DWI traffic enforcement period over Super Bowl Weekend. During the campaign, which started on Friday, February 9, 2024, and ran through Sunday, February 11, 2024.

State Police increased patrols and conducted sobriety checkpoints to deter, identify, and arrest impaired drivers. The initiative was funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) and was also carried out by local law enforcement agencies across the state.

During this enforcement period, State Troopers arrested 139 people for DWI and investigated 245 crashes, which injured 37 people. State Police did not respond to any fatal crashes during the weekend.

As part of the enforcement, Troopers also targeted drivers speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. Below is a sampling of the total tickets that were issued.

Speeding 2,180

Distracted Driving 192

Seatbelt violations 231

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During last year’s Super Bowl enforcement, State Police issued 8,311 tickets and arrested 141 people for DWI.

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