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"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign

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New York State Police and local law enforcement are stepping up patrols and traffic stops to crack down on impaired driving this holiday season. 

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that New York State Police will increase patrols to crack down on impaired driving through the end of the year.

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Public safety officers across the region will be in full force this holiday weekend to enforce the rules of the road and water. 

With Independence Day weekend getting started after work Thursday, police will be cracking down on impaired, distracted, and speeding drivers.

In a memo released Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he urges “all New Yorkers to drive responsibly and obey the rules of the road.”


PORT JERVIS – Once again, this year the Eastern Pike Regional Police in Pennsylvania and the Port Jervis City Police will be joining forces as part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from August 16 through September 3.

Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden said the enforcement effort worked last year and this year he expects similar results.