DUI task force to look for impaired drivers on St. Patrick's Day - East Valley Tribune: Public Safety

DUI task force to look for impaired drivers on St. Patrick's Day

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Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012 4:46 pm

The Tempe and Chandler police departments and the Department of Public Safety will be working in cooperation with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in a joint DUI Task Force on Saturday during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend.

The Task Force will be looking for impaired drivers throughout the East Valley beginning from 8 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Sunday.

In 2009, nationwide there were 103 crash fatalities on St. Patrick's Day. Of these fatalities, 37 percent involved alcohol-impaired drivers with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher, according to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

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