During the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, Michigan law enforcement made nearly 4,100 traffic stops resulting in 127 arrests for drunken driving, 13 arrests for driving under the influence of drugs, 906 speeding tickets, 35 seat belt violations, 103 other felony arrests, and 309 misdemeanor arrests. The campaign, which ran from December 17th, 2021 to January 1st, 2022, was designed to get dangerous drunk and drugged drivers off the roadways.
According to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, in 2020, there were 9,078 alcohol-involved crashes in Michigan with 326 alcohol-involved fatalities statewide. 41.8% of all deadly crashes in 2020 involved either alcohol or drugs.
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