St. Patrick’s Day enforcement stats released

By: KLKN Newsroom

(Lincoln, Neb.)- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took eight impaired drivers off the road during special enforcement efforts conducted in conjunction with the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday, March 17.

Special enforcement efforts were conducted thanks in part to overtime funding provided by a $5,367.50 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).

The following statistics are a reflection of statewide activity by the Nebraska State Patrol during the St. Patrick’s Day Special Enforcement.

8- Driving Under the Influence

30- Speeding citations & warnings

5- drug citations/arrests

1-  Driving Under Suspension

9- No Seat Belt citations & warnings

4- Motorists Assists