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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Sheriff's Office to participate in Memorial Day Weekend STOP-DWI Campaign


Memorial Day weekend is here, marking the official start of summer and one of the busiest travel periods. The Washington County Sheriff's Office along with local law enforcement agencies will once again participate in the statewide STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign, starting May 26th and running through May raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving. 

The STOP-DWI Memorial Day Weekend High Visibility Engagement Campaign is one of many statewide initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI NY and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. The Statewide STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign also targets the 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween,Thanksgiving, Holiday Season, Super Bowl weekend and St. Patrick’s Day.

Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.

You can help to make a difference by Having a Sober Plan! Download our mobile app – “Have a Plan” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home Impaired driving is completely preventable. All it takes is a little planning.

Let's work together for a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend!

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