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More sobriety checkpoints in New York for holiday season

December 15, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drivers in New York state can expect to see more sobriety checkpoints this holiday season.

State troopers and local police are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The campaign started Thursday and runs through New Year’s Day.

Last year, the crackdown in New York resulted in troopers arresting 645 people for DWI.

State police also issued 40,489 tickets.

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