St. Patrick’s Day Booze It and Lose It Campaign

Published 10:00 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2016

NCDOT and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, along with state and local law enforcement agencies across North Carolina, are partnering on a statewide

St. Patrick’s Day “Booze It and Lose It” campaign to actively seek out and arrest impaired drivers.

The campaign begins March 16 and continues through March 20.

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During the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day weekend in North Carolina, 11 people were killed in crashes. Four of the fatal crashes involved a driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher.


-Submitted by NCDOT News