DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER
The Martin County Sheriff’s office is reminding citizens to DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER this Labor Day. This effort is to help end drunk driving.
According to the Sheriff’s office:
The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday. The long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties, and barbecues. Families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer before fall and winter approach.
Sadly, the Labor Day holiday is also one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others on America’s roadways. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs from August 16 through September 4, 2017. During this period, local law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messages about the dangers of driving impaired aim to drastically reduce drunk driving on our roadways. Then couple that with enforcement and increased deputies on the road,
Remember that it is never okay to drink and drive. Designate a sober driver or plan transportation to get home safely even if you had one drink.If you see a drunk driver on the road, ontact the Martin County Sheriff’s Office immediately.