Drivers Reminded to Be Safe on Roads

Drivers Reminded to Be Safe on Roads

Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office  is reminding drivers to stay safe on the roads.  

The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign started on August 21 and will run through Labor Day The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is joining law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin  will be amping up patrols during this time to keep our roads safe in the last weeks of summer.

“About every three hours in Wisconsin, someone is injured or killed in an alcohol-related crash,” Sheriff James Kowalczyk said. “This is not about stopping or arresting motorists. This is about saving lives and preventing needless tragedies by encouraging drivers to be safe and responsible.”

Last year in Wisconsin, there were 6,058 alcohol-related crashes that injured 2,918 people and resulted in 140 deaths.

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