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Lincoln City Police to deploy drunk driving dragnet over Labor Day weekend

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The Lincoln City Police Department will utilize grant funds to step up its enforcement efforts against drunk driving as part of a national crackdown over Labor Day weekend.

In partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, The Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Impact, the enhanced enforcement efforts are designed to curb drunken driving, decrease crashes and save lives.

During the Labor Day weekend time period, law enforcement agencies nationwide will be out in force looking to get drunk and impaired drivers off the roadways. Lincoln City Police plans on putting extra patrol officers on duty Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, during times when higher numbers of drunk or impaired drivers are likely to be on the roadways.

The extra officers will focus on seeking out drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) continues to be a leading cause of motor vehicle crash injuries and deaths throughout the nation.

The Lincoln City Police Department last used these grant funds in May 2019 over Memorial Day weekend, however, no intoxicated drivers were arrested during that enhanced enforcement operation.

The members of the Lincoln City Police Department are committed to the safety of our citizens and visitors. The DUII Enforcement grant funds are a valuable resource that assists us in improving the traffic safety in our community.

The goal is to save lives and prevent injuries caused by DUII crashes. The grant funds were made possible through the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Impact.

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