Crack down on Super Bowl Sunday drunk driving

On Behalf of | Jan 30, 2015 | DWI, Minnesota News |

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is teaming up with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman to crack down on drunk driving on Super Bowl Sunday.

DWI arrests have gone up by 24% during Super Bowl weekend over the past 10 years compared to the weekend before and 18% compared to the weekend after. Extra patrols will be out in Minnesota’s 25 most dangerous counties to limit impaired driving.

The Minnesota State Patrol said on Super Bowl Sunday leading into Monday morning, an average of 190 drivers will be arrested for DWI and at least one person will die in an alcohol-related crash.



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