St. Patrick’s Day ‘Booze It & Lose It’ DWIs Up from 2013 – Maybe

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North Carolina’s “Booze It & Lose It” campaign over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend landed law enforcement in clover this year. The campaign includes saturated patrols and sobriety checkpoints and involves state and local law enforcement agencies. This year’s St. Pat’s program ran from Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17. According to the Governor’s
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Booze It & Lose It in Effect over Holidays

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A “Booze It & Lose It” enforcement effort over the holidays could put some motorists’ licenses at risk. North Carolina’s Department of Transportation says its intention in launching the campaign is to reduce the number of driving while intoxicated incidents and take intoxicated motorists off the road. The effort will mean many more state and
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Halloween Checkpoints Net 20,000 Citations in 2011

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State and local law enforcement participated in the Booze It & Lose It campaign last weekend. Between Oct. 28 and Oct. 31, the Halloween checkpoints and stepped up patrols resulted in 20,786 traffic and criminal citations across North Carolina. Wake County’s seven checkpoints and 23 added patrols issued 51 DWI citations this year. This year, the
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Raleigh, State Should Expect Patrols and Checkpoints over July 4th

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If it’s summer, it must be checkpoint season. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced the results of its Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign last week, just a few days before the Fourth of July “Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker” campaign kicked off. Operation Firecracker runs through Monday. Drivers in
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Checkpoint Apps Encourage Drunk Driving, Senators Say

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As most Raleigh and North Carolina residents know, sobriety checkpoints are a key element of the state’s anti-drunk driving Booze It & Lose It program. At checkpoints this past St. Patrick’s Day police issued more than 1,000 DWI charges. A group of U.S. senators wants to lower that number, but lower it honestly. The senators
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