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For Immediate Release
September 11, 2019
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DWI Saturation Patrol, Lincoln & Woodstock, New Hampshire

In a continued effort to decrease the incidents of drinking and driving, the New Hampshire State Police will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrol in the Lincoln & Woodstock area on Saturday September 21st, between the hours 9:00 p.m. until 3:00am. This directed patrol is an effective method of detecting and apprehending impaired drivers, and also focusing on other hazardous motor vehicle violations. These patrols are, approved by the New Hampshire Office of Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which provide federal highway safety funds to support these saturation patrols.

A review of records has shown that the use of alcohol by individuals, who operate motor vehicles, has resulted in a consistent number of deaths and personal injury accidents. The number of Driving Under the Influence arrests made in Northern, NH continues to be high. Therefore, in an effort to maintain safe roads in the area, the New Hampshire State Police, in conjunction with our other law enforcement partners, will be visible and proactive during these autumn months, and especially during the 2019 Highland Games in the Lincoln & Woodstock areas.

The New Hampshire State Police is asking for the public's help in keeping the roadways safe by reminding motorists to please think before consuming alcohol, always use a sober driver and please drive safely.

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