Highway Patrol and Wildlife Resources Commission Release Operation “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” Totals for Sept. 3-5

RALEIGH

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol along with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission released the totals for “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign for the period of Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5.

“On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign is a multi-agency initiative that is designed to combine law enforcement resources to ensure that all motorists can safely travel on highway and waterways during the summer months.

The totals are reflective of each agencies collaborative enforcement efforts:

Highway Patrol:

  • Driving While Impaired: 246                                                                                     
  • Provisional License Violation: 13                                                                              
  • Other Implied Consent Violation: 79                                                            
  • Drug Violations: 20                                                                                                   
  • Drug Paraphernalia: 12                                                                                                          
  • Seatbelt Violations: 901                                                                                                         
  • Child Restraint Violations: 135                                                                                             
  • Equipment Violations: 423                                                                            
  • Driver License Violation: 1067                                                                                              
  • Registration Violation: 823                                                                                        
  • Other Violations: 3339                                                          

Total: 7061                                                                                                

Wildlife Resources Commission:

  • Boating Under the Influence:105                                          
  • Number of Vessels Contacted: 223               
  • Number of Boaters Contacted: 756                           
  • Number of Boating Citations: 62                                                      
  • Non-Boating  Violations: 98                                      
  • Boating Warnings Given: 149                                                                   

An excel spreadsheet is being provided that is broken by each respective State Highway Patrol Troop. To assist you, a telephone directory can be located at the following link: https://www.ncdps.gov/Our-Organization/Law-Enforcement/State-Highway-Patrol/Troop-Offices.

For more information relating to the State Highway Patrol, please contact Lt. Jeff Gordon- Public Information Officer at (919) 733-5027 or Jeff.Gordon@ncdps.gov.

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