Sergeant Michael B. Webb
Kentucky State Police
Public Affairs Branch
Office (502) 782-1780
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.)
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.