Local Law Enforcement and the Florida Highway Patrol remind you that as holiday celebrations continue, the #DriveSoberOrGetPulledOver campaign is still in full effect. Please have fun and enjoy #NewYears, but remember to stay safe and NEVER drive impaired! 🥂🚫🚘
Preliminary FLHSMV data shows that last December, 81 people lost their lives in a crash involving alcohol, drugs, or a combination of both on Florida roads. The issue isn’t just in Florida, though. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the 2019 Christmas and New Year’s Day holiday periods, there were more drunk driving related fatalities — 210 — than during any other holiday period that year across the U.S.