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KSP Increasing Patrols over Labor Day Weekend

Date of News Release: 08/31/2012

(Frankfort, KY.) WHAT: Labor Day Holiday Traffic Enforcement
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 31 (6:00 p.m.) through Monday, Sept. 3rd (11:59 p.m.)
WHERE: Statewide
WHY: To reduce highway fatalities by targeting impaired drivers with zero tolerance patrol. 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over'

*2011 Labor Day Holiday Stats: During the official holiday period, there were 1,519 crashes resulting in 13 fatalities. Of that number, 59 crashes were alcohol involved.

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